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Quote: The Sagan effect

Many people know the story that Carl Sagan was rejected for membership in the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. The story has given rise to the idea of the “Sagan Effect”, whereby scientists who are active in popularizing...Show More Summary

UT Southwestern's Dr. Lora Hooper and Dr. Steven Kliewer Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today announced the election of two UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty members - Dr. Lora Hooper and Dr. Steven Kliewer, one of the highest honors attainable by American scientists.

Why Was Carl Sagan Blackballed from the National Academy of Sciences?

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If you’re ever feeling crappy about not getting recognition for your work, just remember that even Carl Sagan got negs from his scientific colleagues. In fact, he was never allowed into the National Academy of Sciences, despite all he did to popularize the scientific worldview. Read more...

Daytime Television’s Biggest Stars, Honored TV Legends, a Surprise Prank and Long-Awaited Soap Star Reunion Ignite TV Fans and Trend on Social Media of the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Pop

Press release from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, April 26, 2015: The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards roared back to television tonight on Pop with a live broadcast that put the spotlight on show-stopping entertainment, daytime’s biggest...

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and POP Announce Presenters for the 42nd Annual 'Daytime Emmy Awards' Including Shemar Moore & Craig Ferguson

- Some of the biggest and brightest stars of daytime television are scheduled to present at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards airing live on Pop on Sunday April 26 at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT.

Want to Survive a Tsunami? Walk Faster

Walking to higher ground at a quick pace could be the key to survival for thousands of Americans if a large tsunami were to hit the Pacific Northwest, a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds. The study focused on the high-risk communities within...

Molecular Signature for Outcomes of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers...Show More Summary

Understanding the Brain-Belly Connection

In a new paper published online last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and a recent paper in PLoS Genetics, researchers report their discoveries on genetic factors key to the brain cells, or neurons, called POMC cells. Located deep inside the brain, in a structure called the hypothalamus, the cluster of […]

“I’m Not a Scientist” Is a Dangerous Cop-Out

The evidence for global climate change is overwhelming. Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists, along with the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and more than 30 professional scientific research societies, agree that climate change is happening because of human actions and that it will be an increasingly serious problem if we don’t stop it. Show More Summary

Network Morning Shows Get Daytime Emmy Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the Daytime Emmys Tuesday, with the network morning shows picking up nods. “CBS Sunday Morning,” ABC’s “Good Morning America” and NBC’s “Today” were allShow More Summary

Ellen DeGeneres, Judge Judy, Wendy Williams and More Rack Up Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

Calling all daytime TV lovers! Your favorite talk-show and soap stars are getting praised for their work on the small screen. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences...

ABC’s ‘General Hospital’ Leads Daytime Emmy Nominations With 28 Nods; CBS Leads All Networks

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominations for the Daytime Emmy Awards, with the ABC soap “General Hospital” topping the list with 28 nominations. CBS is No. 1 among the networks with a total of...

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

Press release from NATAS, March 31, 2015: The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. The awards ceremony will be televised live on Pop at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00...

Complete List of Nominations for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominations for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

CBS Receives 62 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and THE TALK exclusively revealed the “42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards” nominations live today on the CBS Television Network.

BHPI: New drug stalls estrogen receptor-positive cancer cell growth and shrinks tumors

An experimental drug rapidly shrinks most tumors in a mouse model of human breast cancer, researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. When mice were treated with the experimental drug, BHPI, "the tumors...Show More Summary

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?

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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

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