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However, there are still many reasons to like Gilead sciences. Although the sales plunge for HCV drugs Harvoni and Sovaldi isn't over yet, newer HCV drugs Epclusa and Vosevi are enjoying strong momentum. Gilead CEO John Milligan even thinks that the entrance of AbbVie's Mavyret on the market "sets ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Martin Fisher of science Central joined First News for another morning of science Sunday. This time, he demonstrated a chemistry experiment about liquid nitrogen. science Central is an exciting mix of inspiring and fun hands-on learning and engaging fun. Each year through ...

ROME - Scientific study of the world has been around for a while now, so it's rare these days to meet the founder of an entirely new branch of science. That, however, is what you've got in full living color in the person of Robert Enright, a Catholic who teaches at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and ...
Madeline Sanderson, not pictured, helps her classmates prepare for the science Bowl during study hall Thursday in Cody Mayne's classroom at Bartels Middle school in Portage. science Bowl team members include, from right, Macy Goldthorpe, Jeremy Saloun, Jeremiah Jamison and Jacob Goldthorpe, ...
Plastic bottles zoomed through the air, a young scientist lay on a bed of nails and loud explosions could be heard at a show that began this weekend at Balboa Park's Fleet science Center called "Don't Try This at Home!" The goal is getting young people to forget they are learning something by staging ...

science education has long been a weak spot at some elementary schools, but educators are hoping California's new science standards -- if implemented well -- will entice teachers to expand and improve science lessons for the youngest students. "science education has been severely lacking, ...
children of all abilities got a first-hand look at science thanks to a local healthcare group. Thronateeska Heritage Center welcomed Beckhom Behavioral Consulting for Sensational science Saturday. It's a chance for children with developmental disabilities to participate in an event their families may ...
science groups are reacting with dismay to a partial shutdown of the U.S. government that began today after the U.S. Senate failed last night to advance funding legislation. Many scientists, meanwhile, are scrambling to determine whether or not they will be able to keep working. The shutdown is "just ...
The Boston public access station WGBH has partnered with PBS for another short series in its long-running Nova family of programs. Nova Wonder will follow three researchers exploring big scientific mysteries. The first of the miniseries' six episodes airs on PBS on Wednesday, April 28th, with a new one ...
Powerful people, such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump, were once thought to need more personal space than others. Photograph by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images. By Simon Worrall. PUBLISHED January 20, 2018. The term "personal space" is relatively new--but that uneasy ...
And at the Cooperative Institute for Research in environmental sciences, which is headquartered on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder, researchers have been warned that they will lose access to some science facilities. That's because the institute is a partnership between the university and ...
We're far enough into January for most resolutions to have been tested somewhat. I'm one of the many hoping that doggedly sticking to Dry January will atone for December's sins, and if that rings a bell with you, then here's what the experts have to say about the efficacy of temporary abstinence. For those ...
Presenters will introduce you to the many algorithms behind everyday conveniences; consider whether machines can actually think; show you how AI is being used in science and medicine; explain how AI is exposing our own innate biases; reveal what humans can do that machines cannot; and even ...
Images captured by Harvard researchers often blur the boundary between art and science. From high-powered microscopes to technology that can render biological tissue transparent, new tools are revealing the world in unexpected and compelling ways, expanding our understanding while showcasing ...
science and engineering fields saw a 6 percent decrease in international graduate students from the fall of 2016 to the fall of 2017, and almost all of that decrease was concentrated in two fields: computer science and engineering. This follows steady increases from 2005 to 2015 and comes at a time when ...
"My generation has grown up under an entirely different world of science and technology than the Roe generation," she said. "We're in a culture that is science-obsessed." activists like McGuire believe it makes perfect sense to be pro-science and pro-life. While she opposes abortion on moral grounds, she ...

According to a new study, sleeping in on the weekends might actually be good for you. Many of us miss out on sleep during the week and then try to "catch up" on the weekends by staying in bed long after we might have traditionally gotten up. Historically, sleep scientists have avoided suggesting this, since ...
Here's a quick guide to how science may be affected by a possible shutdown, gleaned from U.S. government contingency plans, recent media reports, and archived .... The nation's major Earth sciences bureau would shudder to a halt in the event of a government shutdown, according to its September 2017 ...
That leaves the US as awarding the same number as the eight largest EU nations. China, by contrast, has seen the number of science degrees awarded climb from under 400,000 to over 1.6 million. India and China combined now account for roughly half the world's undergraduate degrees in the sciences.
China is on track to overtake the United States in expenditures on science research and development -- if they haven't already. According to the National Science Foundation's congressionally mandated science & engineering Indicators report released today, overall spending on research in China has ...
Daily newspapers play a fundamental role in informing the public about research findings and discussions. scientists, in turn, are increasingly expected to interact with the media. However, this system is devoid of peer review, and it is the editors, not authors, that often have the final say on how a piece is ...
NASA's James Webb Space telescope emerged from a cryogenic vacuum chamber at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston in December of last year. A government shutdown could halt work on the telescope, which is slated to launch in 2019. Credit: Chris Gunn, NASA, Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).
Statistics from the National Science Foundation show that we need to more than double the representation of minorities in the sciences to match their overall share in the U.S. population. African Americans hold roughly 5 percent of the jobs in science and engineering, but make up about 12 percent of the ...
"While the timeline for releasing the scores has been unacceptable, we have received positive feedback on the test itself. Illinois is rich in educators with expertise and commitment to building the highest-quality science assessment possible. These experiences serve as a foundation from which Illinois can ...
(Screenshot from Youtube) Jonathan Thompson, creator of the King of Random YouTube channel, was charged Tuesday with two counts of possession of an explosive device. This screenshot if from a video of Thompson explaining how to make a "vortex cannon" which pushes out plumes of colored smoke ...
Much buzz has surrounded President Trump's "Fake News Awards." Given that part of our mission is debunking pseudoscience and bogus health claims, we felt obliged to offer our own Fake News Award... for junk science. Websites like Food Babe, Mercola, InfoWars, and Natural News are perennial ...
As a result, a new report on expanding the use of science to estimate time of death better in suspected homicides caught my attention. After all, I did consider being a medical examiner for a whole week many years ago -- until I recognized that working all day usually without windows in basements, never ...
The approach of searching through mass samples, with their messy traces of gut microbes and random parasites, is now familiar as metagenomics. At the time, this way of searching for pathogens was groundbreaking, says collaborator Diana Cox-Foster, then at Penn State. The resulting paper, in science, ...
All the racquet: what science tells us about the pros and cons of grunting in tennis. January 17, 2018 1.45pm EST. Russian tennis player ... But what does science have to say? There are two aspects to grunting and tennis ... precious preparation time on each stroke? Sadly, the science is not yet in on what's a fair grunt.
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the school of Molecular sciences. Jacob Jordan is a senior majoring in biochemistry and is the current president of ASU's branch of the Student Affiliates of the American chemical Society (SAACS), which allows students to participate in ...
The revised Da Vinci science City would feature a science + Me section with a NatureDome with live animal exhibits, a science + Me section with a 100-foot walk-through human body and a science + technology section that would showcase advanced technologies. (EHDD Architects of San Francisco).
... study in Taiwan, Myers notes, which calls for follow up research, rather than a big selloff in Exact sciences. He writes that successful commercialization in the U.S. would require a series of large controlled multi-center studies performed domestically. Exact sciences is down 10.2% to $47.57 this afternoon.
Prasad Raghavendra, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and Jennifer Doudna, a professor of molecular and cell biology and of chemistry, were honored this week by the National Academy of Sciences for their innovative body of research. Raghavendra shared the ...
The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins. A century after one of history's most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scientists are rethinking how to guard against another ...
The U.S. government-commissioned, 489-page report by a panel of the National Academies of sciences, engineering and Medicine released Wednesday throws the weight of the scientific body behind lowering the blood-alcohol concentration threshold from 0.08 to 0.05. All states have 0.08 thresholds.
Our mission at science Debate is simple: We ask that all candidates share their science policy perspectives before election Day so that politicians arrive in office prepared to meet the 21st centuries greatest challenges on day one. We believe that democracy works best when the people are well informed ...
PICTURES: The revised Da Vinci science City. Revised science City. EHDD Architects of San Francisco. The revised Da Vinci science City would feature a Nature Dome with live animal exhibits, a science and Me section with a 100-foot walk-through human body and a science and technology section ...
Century After Pandemic, science Takes Its Best Shot at flu. scientists hunting universal vaccine to protect against ... 19, 2017, in Bethesda, Md. Despite 100 years of science, the flu virus too often beats our best defenses because it constantly mutates. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) The Associated Press.
While there are many reasons that Americans get science news, the most common driver of attention to science news is curiosity, according to a 2017 Pew Research Center study. But people are also motivated to seek out science news for different reasons depending on the issues they care about most, ...
Evidence-based science is being "thrown out the window" during the formation of health policy, a regulatory expert with the Australian National University, Prof John Braithwaite, has said amid concerns from consumer health groups about the therapeutic goods amendment bill. The bill proposes several ...
The attendees were part of a broad spectrum of disciplines such as biomedical sciences, physics, chemistry and environmental science. One of the students, Matthew Diasio, a doctoral candidate studying materials science and engineering, said he took Baumgart's course in order to find a way to get more ...
"It takes repetitive studies and consistent findings to change long-held beliefs," says Aaron Caughey, a maternal-fetal specialist at Oregon Health & science University in Portland, who was not involved in the study. "Clinicians need to understand there is great variability in labor length." For the latest study, ...
With recreational cannabis newly legal in California, the UC Botanical garden has lined up a full roster of experts to explore scientific topics raised by the commercialization and use of the popular plant, from the environmental impact of large-scale cannabis cultivation to the effect of cannabis in our brains to ...
The MIT school of science has announced the 2017 winners of the Infinite Kilometer Award. The Infinite Kilometer Award was established in 2012 to highlight and reward the extraordinary -- but often underrecognized -- work of the school's research staff and postdocs. Recipients of the award are ...
The marketplace for science search engines is competitive and crowded. But a database launched on 15 January aims to provide academics with new ways to analyse the scholarly literature -- including the grant funding behind it. Dimensions not only indexes papers and their citations, but also ...
In Louisville, the use of fun teaching concepts - like creating mini-buildings from candy - is sweetening elementary students' love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Facilitated by engineers and other volunteers from Kentucky's largest energy company, these efforts have a serious ...
At many colleges, students who are interested in science will enroll in multiple introductory courses, learning about genetics and chemistry and physics and computer programming as separate and largely unrelated disciplines. At Princeton, students have another option: the Integrated science Curriculum ...
Computer science professor Prasad Jayanti began his career studying mechanical engineering at the Indian Institute of technology in Madras. While pursuing his master's degree in the same field at the University of Delaware, Jayanti discovered a different calling: computer science, with an emphasis in ...
The Blavatnik Awards, established by the Blavatnik Family Foundation in the United States in 2007 and administered by the New York Academy of sciences, honour and support exceptional early-career scientists and engineers aged 42 years or younger. This year marks the first time the awards have been ...


 

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