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Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

July 11th, 2017 - 2:46 pm § in Religion, Repugnants, Science

The Earth in 1893

And some people’s knowledge of science hasn’t changed much since then. The blurb reads: “MAP OF THE SQUARE AND STATIONARY EARTH. BY PROF. ORLANDO FERGUSON, HOT SPRINGS, SOUTH DAKOTA. Four Hundred Passages in the Bible that Condemns the Globe Theory, or the Flying Earth, and None Su[...]

July 7th, 2017 - 5:39 pm § in Science

Path of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse

The area between pink lines is where total eclipse will be visible.   [...]

July 2nd, 2017 - 10:57 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

Black Teachers

Black kids do need Black teachers. More importantly, Black kids need teachers that care. One might think that all Black teachers have Black kids best interest in mind, but that is not always the case. I have read about the shortage of Black teachers, which is a very fundamental problem. Statistics s[...]

June 28th, 2017 - 12:00 am § in Misc., Science

The For Profit Monopoly That Dominates Science

An industry like no other, with profit margins to rival Google   Abstracted from an article by Stephen Buranyi in the Guardian   ….. Scientists create work under their own direction – funded largely by governments – and give it to publishers for free ….. it is as if the New Yorke[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 10:42 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

Major Threat To UW and Hutch By Trump

The Trump administration wants to make massive cuts in research while claiming to spend MORE money on science.   The TRUMP Government, led by The Secretary of HHS and the Director of the OMB, have previously proposed draconian cuts to the NIH budget.  Now we know the vehicle for the cuts .. an att[...]

June 13th, 2017 - 9:04 am § in Donald Trump, Science

Trump Picks Scientist as National Cancer Institute Director

In a pleasant surprise,  Trump has nominated Ned Sharpless, a physician in charge of the cancer center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, to lead the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The nomination received praise from the cancer research community.[...]

June 11th, 2017 - 1:45 am § in America, Donald Trump, Science

NSF Ends Support For Environmental Biology Training Grants

WHILE FRANCE OFFERS US SCIENTISTS FUNDING IF THEY EMIGRATE, NSF CUTS PhD TRAINING PROGRAM Letter from the NSF: Dear Colleague: With this Dear Colleague Letter, the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) is notifying members of the research communities served by the Division of Integrative Organis[...]

June 1st, 2017 - 12:27 am § in America, Science

NASA to visit asteroid worth $10,000 quadrillion!

  NASA scientists is directing a robotic mission to  the Psyche planetoid. Measuring 240km (149 miles) in diameter, the ore in Psyche is estimated to be worth $10,000 quadrillion,  Psyche is located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter and is made almost entirely of iron and nickel[...]

May 23rd, 2017 - 7:23 am § in Science

TRUMP TARGETS NATIONAL HEALTH INSTITUTES AND CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

 Washington Post reports the Trump’s 2018 budget would decimate health research The National Cancer Institute: a $1 billion cut The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: a $575 million cut National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases : a  $838 million cut. The administration wou[...]