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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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Minister Rob Moore Announces Over $3 Million Infrastructure Funding and Officially Names New Fisheries and Oceans …

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April 13, 2015 The Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, along with John Williamson, Member of Parliament for Southwest New Brunswick, today announced over $3 million for infrastructure improvements at an official naming ceremony for the two …

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New middle school science standards open for 90 days of public comment

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The Utah State Board of Education opened for public comment a draft of new science standards for sixth- through…

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Utah makes a move to streamline 'outdated' science standards

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Members of the Utah State Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to put a draft of new science standards for…

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Mount Sinai Receives $8.8 Million Grant to Further Stem Cell Research

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An $8.8 million grant from the New York State Stem Cell Science Program will accelerate efforts by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to develop new stem-cell-based treatments for chemotherapy-resistant blood cancer and other genetic blood disorders.

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The Three Things Ken Burns Gets Wrong About Cancer

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It’s almost mandatory that any documentary or news segment describing a new treatment for cancer must pulse with the twin themes of tragedy and hope. The latest Ken Burns documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, captures and surpasses these hallmarks of the genre. Viewing the PBS series this week left me without what I believe is a current real-world assessment of the state of cancer.

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The Three Things Ken Burns Gets Wrong About Cancer

Science standards meet resistance

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DES MOINES — State Board of Education members and some members of the public are expressing concerns with including evolution and climate change in new science standards being considered for Iowa’s public schools.

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Science standards meet resistance

Science standards meet resistance

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DES MOINES — State Board of Education members and some members of the public are expressing concerns with including evolution and climate change in new science standards being considered for Iowa’s public schools.

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Science standards meet resistance

Concerns expressed with evolution, climate change in new science standards

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DES MOINES | State Board of Education members and some members of the public are expressing concerns with including evolution and climate change in new science standards being considered for Iowa’s public schools.

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Nashua student places first in state science fair, heads to international competition

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NASHUA – A Nashua student placed first in the New Hampshire Science and Engineering Exposition, the state science fair for high school students, last week in Concord, and will be the first New Hampshire student to represent the state at an international science fair this spring.

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