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STEM Georgia : K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

STEM Georgia : K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
STEM Georgia is committed to supporting and promoting STEM education in K-12 schools in Georgia with initiatives that directly impact the classroom.
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JoVE expands scientific video publication into chemistry - EurekAlert (press release)

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JoVE expands scientific video publication into chemistry
EurekAlert (press release)
Cambridge, MA: On Monday, February 4, 2013, JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) will launch the first scholarly scientific video publication for chemistry.
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The Worst Scientific Mistakes, Missteps and Misdeeds of 2012 - Wired

The Worst Scientific Mistakes, Missteps and Misdeeds of 2012 - Wired | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
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The Worst Scientific Mistakes, Missteps and Misdeeds of 2012
Wired
Science is not immune to the foibles that plague ordinary, not-parked-at-a-lab-bench citizens. But mistakes made in a lab can be dangerous, and even deadly.
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A gripping tale: scientists claim to have discovered why skin wrinkles in water - The Guardian

A gripping tale: scientists claim to have discovered why skin wrinkles in water - The Guardian | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
The Guardian A gripping tale: scientists claim to have discovered why skin wrinkles in water The Guardian Tom Smulders of Newcastle University Institute of Neuroscience explains his research suggesting that people are better at handling wet objects...
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Tips: Practical Guides On How To Do Science Journalism By SciDev.net - Scientific American (blog)

Tips: Practical Guides On How To Do Science Journalism By SciDev.net - Scientific American (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)Tips: Practical Guides On How To Do Science Journalism By SciDev.netScientific American (blog)They cover the basics, such as how to become a science journalist and how to write a science story to much more focused ones...
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Solar eclipse to be southern spectacle

Solar eclipse to be southern spectacle | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Susie Kalimnios has traveled thousands of miles for two spectacular minutes.
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Climate change may explain Maya rise and fall, study says - Los Angeles Times

Climate change may explain Maya rise and fall, study says - Los Angeles Times | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
RedOrbitClimate change may explain Maya rise and fall, study saysLos Angeles TimesArgument has raged for decades over what doomed the ancient Maya civilization and spurred its people to abandon their awe-inspiring temples and pyramids in the rain...
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The State of STEM Education - Huffington Post (blog)

The State of STEM Education - Huffington Post (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
The State of STEM EducationHuffington Post (blog)There was significant discussion on three topics that are most pertinent to our education programs at the Verizon Foundation: Common Core standards implementation, building a STEM (science, technology,...
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Voice software helps study of rare Yosemite owls - U.S. News & World Report

Voice software helps study of rare Yosemite owls - U.S. News & World Report | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Voice software helps study of rare Yosemite owlsU.S.
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This is your brain on food: Studies reveal how diet affects brain functions

New studies explore the neurological component of dietary disorders, uncovering evidence that the brain's biological mechanisms may contribute to significant public health challenges -- obesity, diabetes, binge eating, and the allure of the...
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TED: Melissa Marshall: Talk nerdy to me - Melissa Marshall (2012)

Melissa Marshall brings a message to all scientists (from non-scientists): We're fascinated by what you're doing. So tell us about it -- in a way we can understand.
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American, Frenchman share Nobel physics prize - CBS News

American, Frenchman share Nobel physics prize - CBS News | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
American, Frenchman share Nobel physics prizeCBS NewsIn this combination of photos made Tuesday, Oct.
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Stem cell experts win Nobel prize

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Two pioneers of stem cell research have shared the Nobel prize for medicine or physiology, for experiments 40 years apart.
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Why America’s Kids Need New Standards for Science Education | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

Why America’s Kids Need New Standards for Science Education | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Earlier today, a group of scientists, educators and policymakers released the newest draft of the Next Generation Science Standards, which lay out ambitious expectations for what ...
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Plastic Quantum Crystals - Physics

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Plastic Quantum Crystals
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For physicists interested in the low-temperature properties of solids, it provides a precise and quantitative basis for interpreting the puzzling experimental results of Kim and Chan [4].
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Use Science to Become More Productive as a Photographer - PetaPixel

Use Science to Become More Productive as a Photographer - PetaPixel | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
PetaPixelUse Science to Become More Productive as a PhotographerPetaPixelInstead of simply “trying harder” and relying on your willpower, a better way may be to take simple steps that have been shown to be effective by science.
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Reading, writing and playing games may help aging brains stay healthy

Mental activities like reading and writing can preserve structural integrity in the brains of older people, according to a new study.
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Why science is like play - CNN

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Why science is like playCNNEditor's note: Beau Lotto is founder of Lottolab, a hybrid art studio and science lab based in London. He spoke at TEDGlobal 2012 in Edinburgh, U.K., in June.
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Inner ear's energy can work like a battery, scientists say - Los Angeles Times

Inner ear's energy can work like a battery, scientists say - Los Angeles Times | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Inner ear's energy can work like a battery, scientists sayLos Angeles TimesBut once scientists applied a jolt to the devices wirelessly, they found that the electricity from the animals' endocochlear potential was sufficient to power collection of...
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App to Mash-Up Particle Physics and Angry Birds - Discovery News

App to Mash-Up Particle Physics and Angry Birds - Discovery News | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
App to Mash-Up Particle Physics and Angry BirdsDiscovery NewsFans of the hugely popular smartphone app Angry Birds will be thrilled to learn that they will soon be able to combine their love for slingshotting wingless cartoon birds with physics.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson tweets for science literacy - USA TODAY

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Neil deGrasse Tyson tweets for science literacyUSA TODAYNeil deGrasse Tyson, the modern Carl Sagan, talks about science and his role in promoting scientific literacy in these times. therealneil.
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Dolphins can remain alert for up to 15 days at a time with no sign of fatigue

Dolphins can remain alert for up to 15 days at a time with no sign of fatigue | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Dolphins sleep with only one half of their brains at a time, and according to new research, this trait allows them to stay constantly alert for at least 15 days in a row.
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NASA Releases Interactive Space Communications Mobile Game App

NASA Releases Interactive Space Communications Mobile Game App | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Just in time for World Space Week, NASA has released a new mobile application that challenges gamers to take on the role of a space communications network manager and puts them in charge of building a communications network to support scientific...
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2 Americans win Nobel Prize in chemistry - KHBS-KHOG Northwest Arkansas

2 Americans win Nobel Prize in chemistry - KHBS-KHOG Northwest Arkansas | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
2 Americans win Nobel Prize in chemistryKHBS-KHOG Northwest ArkansasTwo American scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for their work revealing protein receptors that tell cells what is going on in and around the human body.
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