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On Itchiness in Science Writing

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(AGENPARL) – New York City (Usa), dom 17 febbraio 2019 Over the years that I’ve written pieces here at Scientific American I’ve only very occasionally talked about the process of writing about science, since there have been so many interesting things to write about rather than worry about the writing...
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How secret, late-night experiments transformed two scientists into master cartoonists

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(AGENPARL) – Washington ( D.C), dom 17 febbraio 2019 Spanish neuroscientist and Nobel laureate Santiago Ramón y Cajal ponders the branching structure of neurons in Neurocomic, by Matteo Farinella. Matteo Farinella By Alex FoxFeb. 17, 2019 , 1:13 PM Washington, D.C.—Five years ago, two scientists in two labs separated by...
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Want to get a politician to listen to science? Here’s some advice

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(AGENPARL) – Washington ( D.C), dom 17 febbraio 2019 By Jessica ScarfutoFeb. 17, 2019 , 11:04 AM A packed house for Friday’s session on evidence-based policymaking.  Robb Cohen Photography & Video WAHSINGTON, D.C.–Present both sides. Disclose conflicts of interest. And make sure you catch them at just the right time....
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The Public Face of Science Initiative

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(AGENPARL) – Washington (DC), dom 17 febbraio 2019 During a Communicating Science seminar at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting, I attended a breakout session led by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. I learned about a program I was not aware of prior to the meeting, and I thought...
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Remembering Why Curiosity Should Be Boundless

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(AGENPARL) – New York City (Usa), sab 16 febbraio 2019 Back in high school, one of my teachers posed a question about what we thought might be the last item most Americans had read. This was in pre-smartphone days, so our guesses went from books to newspapers to magazines to...
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Professional societies unveil consortium on sexual harassment in STEMM

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), ven 15 febbraio 2019 The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and 52 other leading academic and professional societies announced the creation the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM at a panel discussion during the AAAS Annual Meeting on February 15, 2019. “Professional societies have...
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Open-science model for drug discovery expands to neurodegenerative diseases

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), ven 15 febbraio 2019 Parkinson’s disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis are the newest frontiers for open science drug discovery, a global movement led by academic scientists in Toronto that puts knowledge sharing and medication affordability ahead of patents and profits. Medicines 4 Neurodegenerative Diseases (M4ND Pharma)...
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Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

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(AGENPARL) – Cambridge, Massachusetts ven 15 febbraio 2019 A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a...
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Leading Science, Education, and Medical Organizations Announce New Initiative: Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

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(AGENPARL) – Washington (DC), ven 15 febbraio 2019 Joint Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leading academic and professional societies have announced their launch of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine) to advance professional and ethical conduct, climate, and culture...

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