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A May 11 National Association of Science Writers (NASW) regional meeting in New York will focus on “finding common ground” between artists and science writers. The 1 to 5 p.m. Monday meeting, a first regional meeting for NASW as part [...]
It’s a sign of the times – and of newspapers’ economic tribulations – that the American Society of Newspaper Editors, ASNE, just two months ahead of its scheduled annual convention decided to call it quits: no 2009 convention after all.
NASA’s already thin Earth observing network of satellites became a little thinner late last month with the loss of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory during launch.
Offshore oil drilling will produce jobs and help the economy, some of the nation’s top oil company executives have been telling Congress in an effort to see more offshore sites opened to exploration and development.
The race to influence Congress is on big-time. According to a new study by the Center for Public Integrity, more than 770 companies and interest groups hired an estimated 2,340 lobbyists to influence federal policy on climate change in the [...]
The continuing contractions of serious news and serious “mainstream” news outlets may have scientists rethinking their traditional hostility to entertainment media – let’s call it edu-tainment – as a means of improving scientific understanding and science literacy.
“An impassioned plea to construct a better economics ….” And “If we can’t afford the future, what are we saving our money for?” Those are just two sound bites used by the publisher in promoting Tufts University economist Frank Ackerman’s [...]