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College of Medicine gets new ophthalmology chair

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After a year and a half as interim chairman, Dr. Sonal S

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College of Medicine gets new ophthalmology chair

Team Looks to New Science Standards for State Education

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DES MOINES, Iowa – A team of education and business leaders established by the Iowa Department of Education met Tuesday at the Science Center of Iowa to continue their review of the state’s science education standards. In their last meeting on March 24, the team members agreed that the Next Generation Science Standards should be the basis for their work on a final recommendation to the State …

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Human Stem Cells Shape a New Approach to Autism Research (Op-Ed)

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Alysson Muotri is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Cellular & Molecular Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a devastating human condition, a lifelong developmental disability that is confounding both in life — where it seems to appear suddenly and without warning …

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Commenters favor new K-12 science curriculum

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By Ryan Quinn CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The vast majority of official comments on new statewide K-12 science standards – the first to require teaching about global warming in mandatory courses – were in favor of them, according to the West Virginia Department of Education.

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Carney opens new wing for Family Medicine

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Carney Hospital last week unveiled a $2 million state-of-the-art Family Medicine Center located in the Seton Medical Office Building, on the east side of the hospital’s Dorchester Avenue campus. Designed for the Carney’s growing Family Medicine Department, the new center occupies most of the ground floor at the Seton building, and features 26 exam rooms in 7,400 sq. ft

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Graphene 'gateway' discovery opens possibilities for improved energy technologies

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( DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory ) Graphene, a strong, lightweight carbon honeycombed structure, only one atom thick, holds great promise for energy research and development.

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel Names New Chair of the Department of Medicine

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Ira Jacobson, MD, a world-renowned expert in the field of hepatology and liver disease, has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

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DOST banks on sub-agency’s P1.4-B tech program

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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) shifts its focus from disaster mitigation and prevention to the Philippines’ environment and natural resources.Since middle of last year, the government agency has been leveraging technology for forest protection, production of high value crops, and discovery of renewable energy sources via a billion-peso program of the Philippine Council for …

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New Programs Enhance SIMES Role in Studying Exotic New Materials

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Two new three-year research projects are supporting the role of the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) as a leading center for studying exotic new materials that could enable future innovative electronic and photonic applications. SIMES is a joint institute of Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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Wesleyan Hosting Free Weekly Astronomy Sessions In Middletown

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MIDDLETOWN — The Wesleyan University astronomy department for the spring semester is offering free public space viewing and science presentations every Wednesday night.

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