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Science Education

Dr. John Mattick – Noncoding RNAs

July 27, 2012

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John Mattick is Professor of Molecular Biology and ARC Federation Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland. Professor Mattick’s research interest is in the role of noncoding RNA in the evolution and development of complex organisms. He has published over 150 scientific papers, including [...]

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SCIENCE AND SOCIETY Listed as Top Podcast

November 9, 2010

SCIENCE AND SOCIETY has just been honored by Online Degrees as one of the Top 20 podcasts for science lovers.
We are delighted to be recognized by this important organization.

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Robots and Artificial Intelligence – Dr. Dennis Hong

December 11, 2009

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Dr. Dennis Hong is an Assistant Professor and the Director of RoMeLa(Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory) of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Virginia Tech. His research expertise lies in the areas of

Novel robot locomotion mechanisms
Design and analysis of mechanical systems
Kinematics and robot mechanism design
Humanoid robots
Autonomous systems

He was the inventor of [...]

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Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan – Dr. John Zarnecki

December 10, 2009

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Professor John Zarnecki is a team leader for ExoMars and has been a Principal Investigator on the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn and Titan since 1990. Professor Zarnecki is Principal Investigator, Huygens Science Surface Package, and Professor of Space Science, Planetary and Space Sciences Research Institute (PSSRI) at The Open [...]

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Dr. John Bahcall

December 8, 2009

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Dr. John Bahcall (1934-2005) had a long and prolific career in astronomy and astrophysics, spanning five decades and the publication of more than 500 technical papers, books, and popular articles.
Dr. Bahcall’s original calculations of the expected neutrino output from the sun led to a long, experimental, and intellectual adventure [...]

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Griffith Observatory – Astronomy and Science Education

December 7, 2009

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Dr. Edwin C. Krupp is an astronomer and Director of Griffith Observatory, a position he has held since his appointment in 1974. He first joined the Griffith Observatory in 1970, working as a part-time Planetarium Lecturer, and upon completion of his graduate degree, was appointed Curator in 1972. He [...]

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Training Medical Students

September 7, 2009

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Dr. Barbara Tobias, Dr. Nancy Elder, and Amber Lucero-Criswell discuss The Art of Observation, their innovative course at The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. In addition, these educators discuss the impact the course has had on medical students’ subsequent clinical experiences during their 3rd and 4th years.
Barbara Bowman [...]

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Joy Hakim – The Study of Science

October 22, 2008

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Joy Hakim is a former journalist and the author of The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New DimensionThe Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension. Einstein Adds a New Dimension is the recipient of the 2008 Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Education/Teaching/Academic. It has [...]

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