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How To Build A Meaningful Vision of Education For Your School

The Science Leadership Academy (SLA) in Phila­delphia has gained a national reputation for being a model of inquiry-driven, project-based learning. This whitepaper series presents the nuts and bolts..

Did Jupiter wipe out an entire generation of planets?

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Our solar system might have been a vastly different place before Jupiter arrived, according to a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that suggests that the gas giant may have destroyed an entire generation of inner planets before entering...

Sports Emmy Nominees Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences today announced the nominees for the 36th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. ESPN leads the way with 37 nominations, just ahead of NBC with 33. Other networks among the leaders are MLB Network...

ESPN and NBC lead the noms for the 36th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

On Tuesday, the National Academy of Television and Sciences quietly announced the nominations for sports television over the past year. The ESPN Family of networks led all sports groups with a combined 57 nominations. NBC Sports Group was second with 42. Show More Summary

For Our Consideration: One complicated, onerous proposal to fix the Emmy Awards

The National Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences recently ruled on petitions submitted by the producers of Glee, Shameless, Jane The Virgin, and Orange Is The New Black to allow those shows to vie for the Emmy Awards’ comedy categories. Show More Summary

Jupiter might have wrecked the first version of our solar system

4 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Dangit, Jupiter. Or maybe thanks? I'm not sure how to feel about this one. According to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, our solar system may once have been populated by a whole different set of planets than the ones we know now. And then Jupiter obliterated them.Read full article >>

Our Meat Obsession May Kill Us. But Not How You Think.

The world is using more antibiotics than ever before—and showing no signs of stopping. A new analysis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science predicts that worldwide consumption of the drugs will grow 67 percent by 2030. Show More Summary

Look Forward to Even More Antibiotics in Your Meat

Your conscientious decision to buy premium, antibiotic-free meat hasn't done anything to slow the use of drugs in livestock. A report from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences projects that antibiotic use in livestock will will rise by 67 percent by 2030.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)’s Orange is the New Black Is Drama, Not Comedy, Says Television Academy

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s award-winning Orange is the New Black series is not a comedy series but a drama series, the Television Academy has ruled. According to The Wrap, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Industry Panel released a ruling on Friday reclassifying Orange is the New Black as a comedy for the 2015 […]

Science vs Spin: Dilbit Sinks in the Real World, But Not in Studies Funded by Oil Industry

“ Once the oil started to sink, it made things a lot more difficult on our recovery.” Those were the words of Greg Powell of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during his presentation on March 10th at the National Academy of Sciences conference on the Effects of Diluted Bitumen on the Environment. Show More Summary

Science Isn’t Boring. Boring Lessons Are.

Mr. Wizard had the right idea. Image from Tumblr user BroadcastArchive-UMD. Last fall, the New York Academy of Scientists, together with the United Nations and a veritable who’s who of socially responsible corporations, collectively wrung their hands about the global shortage of science professionals. Show More Summary

Occupy Teotihuacan: Ancient 1-percenters killed pre-Aztec society with wealth inequality, study finds

last weekNews : The Raw Story

According to a recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the ancient and diverse Mesoamerican civilization Teotihuacan collapsed not because of war, drought, or famine — but because of a “corporate mode” of governance that involved “ostentatious...

Recommendation for vitamin D intake was miscalculated, is far too low, experts say

Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.

Scientists Confirm Institute of Medicine Recommendation for Vitamin D Intake Was Miscalculated and Is Far Too Low

Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.

Betty White To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At The Daytime Emmy Awards

According to People, Betty White will receive the lifetime achievement award at the annual 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards on April 26. The announcement came in a press release from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. TheShow More Summary

Betty White To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Daytime Emmys

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will present TV icon Betty White with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards next month. The ceremony will be televised live on Pop at 8 PM EDT/5 PM PDT from the Warner Bros. Show More Summary

Betty White to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced that television icon, Betty White, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards

Taking the Long View

There is a fascinating new study out the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences pointing to a connection between the slow story of climate change and the Syrian Civil War, which of course is the setting out of which ISIS and the current regional war war emerged. Show More Summary

Climate Change Helped Fuel The Syrian Conflict, New Paper Finds

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

An unprecedented climate change-fueled drought contributed to the political unrest in Syria, a new paper published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concludes. The Syrian drought, which began in late 2006, dragged on for three years and was the worst on record. Show More Summary

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