Archive for February 11th, 2012

February 11th, 2012 - 7:48 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, Science

50% Drop In TOP Students Choosing Science and Engineering!

Even greater in number are the undergrad science majors who glimpse their future as a jaded graduate student, and decide that they would be better off in another line of work. People are walking away from science, and taking their future potentially ground-breaking accomplishments with them. Study t[...]

February 11th, 2012 - 6:59 am § in Misc.

Iran’s Efforts to Control Its Media

Censorship did not work, so now the Iranian authorities encourage a twin-track culture, producing their own versions of popular media .  Two arenas are developing in parallel: the first is the official voice of the Islamic Republic; the second, less controlled, is allowed to deviate from the politi[...]