This time it’s the title of an original research paper in the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Nematic liquid crystal boojums with handles on colloidal handlebodies Again, someone published this work in the second or third most prestigious journal in science. It does mean something. They may not give a Nobel for stuff like this [Read more...]
According to new research published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, people who consume diets rich in fiber are at an increased risk of contracting Escherichia coli (E. coli) which can lead to O157:H7 infection and severe disease. Show More Summary
A new study published by The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences serves as a great example of the interconnectedness of nature and how human activity can disrupt life-sustaining systems.
A new study researching sleep patterns has revealed that sleep rhythms were off in people with psychiactic disorders—namely, clinical depression. The research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences yesterday, and is hoping to pave the way for future therapies. Show More Summary
BINGHAMTON, NY– A new study, led by a Binghamton University anthropologist and published this week by the National Academy of Sciences, could shed new light on the earliest existence of humans. The study analyzed the tiny ear bones, the malleus, incus and stapes, from two species of early human ancestor in South Africa. Show More Summary
On the web site of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in the "Early Edition" section, is an article by Mark Pagel, Quentin D. Atkinson, Andreea S. Calude, and Andrew Meade: "Ultraconserved words point to deep language ancestry across Eurasia". The authors claim that a set of 23 especially frequent words can [...]
Melinda and I spoke at the National Academy of Sciences, a non-profit group that has advised the nation on important scientific matters for 150 years, to urge scientists to use innovation to help the poor.
According to a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, there is a small, select group of words that have remained largely unchanged since our hunter-gatherer days. The Post’s article on the subject suggested … Continue reading ?
An eagerly awaited report about endangered species has managed the rare feat of pleasing both environmentalists and the pesticide industry. The National Academy of Sciences report examines processes used by federal agencies to evaluate the risk that pesticides pose to protected species. Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.
An outspoken Chinese scientist who was passed over two years ago by China's Academy of Sciences has been scooped up by the United States National Academy of Sciences as a non-voting member, prompting netizens to take a harsh look at the priorities of China's academic world
Kids don't all learn at the same pace, or in the same way. Extra tutoring doesn't always help either, but for some it helps a lot. Why? Researchers, publishing this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, believe the answer is in the brain. By looking at the structures and wiring [...]
Two faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Robert Singer, Ph.D., and William Jacobs, Jr., Ph.D., were among the select scientists who will be inducted into the Washington-based organization at a ceremony in April 2014.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars is well represented.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and TV news shows and personalities are well-represented. The awards will air on HLN June 16. In the “Outstanding Morning Program” category, NBC’s “Today,” ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “CBS Sunday Morning” are the nominees. Show More Summary
When President Obama spoke Monday at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, to mark that institution’s sesquicentennial, space got only the briefest of cameos in his address, and even that managed to rub some scientists and space activists the wrong way. “Today, all around the country, scientists like you are developing therapies to regenerate [...]
Grist: "A study out Monday in the Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examined attitudes about energy efficiency in liberals and conservatives, and found that promoting energy-efficient products and services on the basis of their environmental benefits actually turned conservatives off from picking them."
Three New York University professors--David Heeger, Joseph LeDoux, and Ruth Nussenzweig--have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the Washington, D.C.-based organization announced today.
It's nice that I'll save money, but do you have one that clubs baby seals? Shorter conservatism: Whatever liberals are for, we're against it: A study out Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examinedShow More Summary
Child abuse scars not just the brain and body, but, according to the latest research, but may leave its mark on genes as well. The research, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that abused...Show More Summary