Scientific Assessment Crucial to Protecting Torture Victims, Experts Say at AAAS
For torture victims fleeing their home countries, hard proof can help win asylum in the U.S. But proof requires a rigorous assessment, scientific and legal experts said at AAAS.
Winners Named in 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Competition
2012 winners of the annual AAAS Kavli awards focused on humans and their microbes, personal genomics, a monumental dam-removal project, and other cutting-edge science.
At the 5th Clinical Trials in Alzheimer’s Disease conference in Monaco, six talks covered "regulatory science"...
The sword is silent as it leaves its scabbard in an expert draw. The only sound it makes is when it whistles as it cuts through the air. It might be the last sound you ever hear.When I'm not writing about science, one of my pastimes is swordsmanship.
Icelandic singer-songwriter Bj?rk was born and raised on an island that tectonic forces are ripping apart . Iceland is part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, which separates the Eurasian Plate and the North American Plate. These two plates are drifting away from one another at a rate of about 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) each year.
Dogs are great at learning things. They love to be taught how to fetch, roll over, and heel, for instance. You can also teach them physics. Physicist Chad Orzel has proven this with his two books " How to Teach Physics to your Dog " and the more specialized, " How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog ".
Ten University of New England political science students participated along with more than 5,000 peers from 340 schools on five continents in the April 2-7, 2012 National Model United Nations-New York conference, hosted by the National Collegiate Conference Association.
The Living Voters Guide, recent winner of the Evergreen Apps Challenge, has released its 2012 update that allows Washington state voters to learn about different ballot measures, compare the pros and cons of each and sound off with fellow contributors.