Front Page Science

Author: Wendy Saul
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 1936959909
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Like citizen journalists, your students can get to the heart of science literacyOCoand challenging questions like theseOCowith the OC learn by doingOCO methodology in this innovative book.

Front Page Physics

Author: A.J Meadows
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780852743102
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Each decade is preceded with a calendar of events giving the reader a chronologcial overview as to the content. This book will undoubtedly fascinate, surprise and amuse, whether read from cover to cover or simply dipped into at random.


Author: Gion B. Tahunka
ISBN: 1456606301
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... his life a little more bearable to boot. Peter Kazamp, and thanks to his trees,
can now claim to not just be another humdrum run of the mill scientist who is
stuck with the common custodial duties and studies as situated in reference to
science, but as a scientist whose making a difference in his field, with a lent
presence of continuous progress for the masses. Though, his development along
with his ingenuity were not logged as front page science news of the YARDROF

Public Understanding Of Science

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Front Page Physics compiled by A. J. Meadows and M. M. Hancock-Beaulieu,
1994 (Bristol: Institute of Physics Publishing), ISBN 0 85274 310 6, 221pp, £
29.95 The life and social sciences are often accused of 'physics envy': they, too,
want to be hard and rigorous, mathematically lean and gleamingly objective.
When it comes to media coverage, however, it is the physical sciences that have
reason to be envious. 'Why can't we be warm and relevant to everyday life, like

Breach Of Faith A Crisis Of Coverage In The Age Of Corporate Newspapering P

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
ISBN: 9781610750820
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Front pages are much more local. Local stories, as a proportion of page-one copy
, are up from 41 percent to 55 percent; foreign stories are down sharply, from 20
percent to 5 percent. National news stayed about the same (39 percent to 41
percent). Among the topics getting more front-page coverage: business, court,
science, and sports news. (Scandal news also soared, but the study was
doubtless skewed on this point since the final week of our sample coincided with
the Clinton ...

Beyond The Hoax

Author: Alan Sokal
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191623342
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The story became front-page news around the world and triggered fierce and wide-ranging controversy. Sokal is one of the most powerful voices in the continuing debate about the status of evidence-based knowledge.

Front Page Women Journalists 1920 1950

Author: Kathleen A. Cairns
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803203082
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In spite of these challenges, front-page women played a significant role in reshaping public perceptions about women's roles."--BOOK JACKET.

The Sexual Paradox

Author: Susan Pinker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743284712
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Successful Women Who Opt Out of Science and Engineering Careers At the
beginning of 2005, the choices of educated women became the focus of intense
public scrutiny. Along with the war in Iraq, the prosecution of U.S. soldiers
involved in the scandal of Abu Ghraib, the melting polar ice cap, and the
mounting death toll from AIDS in Africa, the number of women in elite academic
science was suddenly front-page news. A quick glance at the headlines
suggested that Harvard ...

Incentives And Performance

Author: Isabell M. Welpe
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319097857
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Recently, the Economist (2013) stated on its front page “How science goes wrong
,” thereby calling attention to the discovery that much research is of poor quality.
According to the Economist (2013, p. 11), “[a] rule of thumb among biotechnology
venture-capitalists is that half of published research cannot be replicated.” The
Economist (2013) concludes that modern scholars trust published research too
much and do not put enough effort into the verification of results. Nobel laureate ...

Science Of Desire

Author: Dean Hamer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439143854
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In The Science of Desire, Dean Hamer—the scientist behind the groundbreaking study—tells the inside story of how the discovery was made and what it means, not only for our understanding of sexuality, but for human behavior in general.