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Scientific Research

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  • SCSU Needs Volunteers for Autism Project

    SCSU Needs Volunteers for Autism Project
    Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven - in partnership with Haskins Laboratories -  is conducting a study on the communication skills of children with autism.  Many kids with this developmental disabilitiy avoid eye contact.  So,...
  • Weekend Meteorologist/Weather Producer

    WTIC/WCCT - TV POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION: Weekend Meteorologist/Weather Producer DATE: 2/21/11 DEPARTMENT: News REPORTS TO: News Director ROLE: Analyze data, prepare weather graphics and present weathercast RESPONSIBILITIES - Present...
  • Getting To The Science Center

    Getting To The Science Center
  • 'Liquid biopsies' could revolutionize cancer detection

    MILWAUKEE In the next year or two, doctors will begin routinely monitoring cancer using a potentially revolutionary technique that searches for a genetic signature in a blood sample, according to experts in the field. The new method, known as a "liquid...
  • Senate panel advances ban on plastic beads polluting lakes

    Indiana moved closer Thursday to banning a key exfoliant in cosmetic products, a crusade gaining traction nationwide to protect water resources from plastic pollution. Tiny bits of plastic known as microbeads are typically found in facial scrubs and...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading, February 2015

    1. "Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence" By Erica Dhawan, Saj Nicole Joni, Palgrave Macmillan 2. "Work: My Search for a Life That Matters" By Wes Moore, Speigel & Grau 3. "Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service to Create Rabid...
  • States look to reduce ranks of uninsured drivers

    WASHINGTON In 49 states and the District of Columbia, it's against the law to drive without car insurance. Nevertheless, more than 12 percent of all U.S. drivers are uninsured. In 2012, the most recent year for which statistics are available,...
  • Imaging could show which cold or injured hands will recover

    Imaging could show which cold or injured hands will recover
    The glow on the screen was unmistakable. It showed a green dye injected into Jim Harrington's bloodstream flowing through the vessels in his right hand, signaling success for the surgery to reattach his thumb, nearly severed in a car accident. It was...
  • Inside GOP science policy, Part 3: climate change

    Inside GOP science policy, Part 3: climate change
    In Part 3 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), we turn to climate change, which is surely the most politically contentious topic under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on commerce, justice...
  • Rising temperatures are amplifying drought effects, study finds

    Rising temperatures are amplifying drought effects, study finds
    Climate change is increasing the risk of severe drought in California by causing warm periods and dry periods to overlap more often, according to a new study. Rising temperatures resulting from increased greenhouse gas emissions mean warm and dry...
  • No bees? No food.

    No bees? No food.
    The honey bees are in trouble. Since 2006, beekeepers have reported average hive losses of 30 percent or higher each year. In 2012, Maryland beekeepers lost nearly 50 percent of their hives. This is a huge problem. It is not hyperbole to say that...