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Posts Tagged ‘Science’

March 26th, 2017 - 1:30 am § in Uncategorized

When and Where Did Writing Begin?

11 Ancient African Writing Systems READMORE at the Atlanta Black Star The importance of oral culture and tradition in Africa and the recent dominance of European languages through colonialism, among other factors, has led to the misconception that the languages of Africa either have no written form [...]

March 22nd, 2017 - 8:13 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

TRUMP MAKES WAR ON BIOLOGY RESEARCH

Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us By HAROLD VARMUS Last week I was in London to participate in a scientific symposium. During coffee breaks, many British colleagues asked me and other American visitors to explain the bewildering news that President Trump had announced his intention to cut th[...]

February 25th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Science, UW

JOIN US …. March For Science …. APRIL 22

Do you know that there are about 20.000 people in Seattle’s scientific community? We are all to quiet on the issues raised by Trump. Lets start with FACTS ,, what we scientists do! Join us, as we march in Seattle along with the nationwide community.  OTHER LINKS Nation March for Science Ameri[...]

January 31st, 2017 - 12:47 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Repugnants, Science

Trump Creates Academic Turnmoil

TRAVEL BAN THROWS RESEARCH, ACADEMIC EXCHANGE INTO TURMOILBOSTON (AP) – Universities across the nation say President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries is disrupting vital research projects and academic exchanges in such fields as medicine, public health and engi[...]

December 15th, 2016 - 12:03 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Bristol-Myers Squibb to shutter ZymoGenetics

Why has UW biology been so much less successful than our rivals in San Francisco, San Diego, North Carolina, Philadelphia and Boston?  This epochal  announcement comes as a blow to the idea that Lake Union will ever become a Life Sciences Lake, rivalling San Jose’s Silicon Valley. Zymogeneti[...]

December 9th, 2016 - 1:16 am § in America, Environment, Hypocrisy

A FACEBOOK DIALOG ON STANDING ROCK

  Mary Anne Campbell I just heard from a client who trains her horses in North Dakota. She has another side of this story from the other people who live in this community. While I absolutely stand with the principles being defended at Standing Rock, I think it’s very apparent this year that [...]

November 10th, 2016 - 11:08 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

DelBene Leads Effort to Fund NIH

DelBene Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging $2 Billion Boost for NIH More than 160 House members signed the bipartisan letter urging congressional leaders to prioritize biomedical research by increasing funding for NIH. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) led more than 160 Hou[...]

November 7th, 2016 - 5:12 am § in America, Environment, Repugnants

Radical Republicans

Senator Mark Kirk‘s statements denying climate change were not only confusing, but also historically and scientifically inaccurate. We were glad to se…e him come out and clarify his views on climate change today, but we want him to take the next step. It’s time for Senator Kirk to [...]

May 15th, 2016 - 2:00 pm § in Politics, Repugnants, Schools & Colleges

Obama: ‘It’s not cool to not know what you’re talking about.”

Those words are from a commencement speech President Obama delivered at Rutgers University today. While not mentioning Donald Trump by name, or making specific reference to Republicans in general, the president deplored “this strain of anti-intellectualism” sweeping the country. He said,[...]