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16 min ago | The Motley Fool

Don't Expect the Federal Government to Add to the Oil Boom

A new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that the production of fossil fuels from federal lands fell in 2013 .

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Related Topix: US Energy Systems, Energy, Science, Pennsylvania

4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish high schools show gains on state tests, loss in graduation rate

In general, students in Jefferson Parish's public high schools did better on state tests in the 2013-14 academic year than in the previous year, and slightly more students qualified for college scholarships.

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Related Topix: Jefferson, LA, Standardized Testing, Education, Science

6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Are Stocks In A Bubble? Analysis Of Valuations And Stock Buybacks

As I've been hearing the pushback to the market's gains, there are a few that are louder than the rest.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Science

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Survey: Raleigh ranks eighth for tech job climate

The tech world is hungry for workers, and a new survey examining conditions for graduates hoping to land a job in the industry finds Raleigh ranks eighth in the nation.

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Related Topix: NerdWallet, Science, North Carolina State University

9 hrs ago | I programmer

Learning R

Author: Richard Cotton Publisher: O'Reilly Pages: 400 ISBN: 978-1449357108 Audience: Statisticians; novice programmers with a stats background Rating: 4 Reviewer: Mike James R is a language that is most used for statistical computing and any book on the subject has an important choice to make about whether or not to include teaching statistics.

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Related Topix: Startups, Audience, Science, Computer Science, Programming Languages, Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

QuickList: Unemployment rates for selected Canadian cities in month of June

The national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in June. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month average unemployment for major cities but cautions the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples.

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Related Topix: Science

15 hrs ago | National Institutes of Health

Young adults more likely to attend college

American young adults are more racially and ethnically diverse, more likely to graduate from high school, and attend college, and less likely to smoke than previous generations, according to a report by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.

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Related Topix: Science

19 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Indian mathematician wins Polya Prize for solving knotty riddle

A young Indian mathematician, Nikhil Srivastava, has been named a joint winner of the prestigious George Polya Prize for finding proof of a riddle that had eluded mathematicians for more than half a century.

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Related Topix: Yale University, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Buffalo Rumblings

Most Important Stats: Part 3 of Goals for EJ: Statistical analysis of 2012 & 2013 passing offenses

Since work was so slow today, I thought I'd look post again and look at the correlation factor between each of the stats provided on pro-football-reference.com.

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Related Topix: Science, Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills

The Baltimore Sun

Nancy S. Grasmick: Teaching teachers to teach STEM [Commentary]

The solution to the shortage of workers for well-paying STEM jobs does not begin with students in college; it begins in elementary schools with well-trained teachers who are prepared to inspire students early on in these science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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Related Topix: Towson University, Maryland, Maryland Government, Science, University of Texas at Austin, Opinion, Education

Examiner.com

Of 10 highest IQ's on earth, at least 8 are Theists, at least 6 are Christians

Have you ever heard the claim "all smart people are atheists", or maybe its inverse: "people who believe in God are dumb"? It's quite a pervasive urban legend, and one which I've known is false for a long time, but I didn't realize just how false until the other day.

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Related Topix: Science

The Now Newspaper

SurreyCares wants you to grade Surrey

SurreyCares, formerly the Surrey Foundation, has just launched an online survey where they're asking residents to grade their community.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Science

I programmer

Mathematica 10 Released

Hot on the heels of Wolfram Language we now have Mathematica 10, which is said to be the first version to be based on the new language.

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Related Topix: Science

Business Journal

Most NM Stem grads not working in Stem fields, Census Bureau reports

Three quarters of New Mexicans who have a STEM-related bachelor's degree aren't employed in science, technology, engineering or mathematics occupations, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Science, New Mexico Government

Silicon Alley Insider

Most STEM Majors Don't End Up Working In STEM Jobs

Although jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are often viewed as important for America's future, it turns out that only about 37% of college graduates with degrees in STEM fields actually end up in STEM or STEM-related jobs.

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Related Topix: Science

Business Journal

Most STEM grads don't work in related careers

UMBC on April 28 opened a $1.7 million Science Learning Collaboratory, a 3,000-square-foot multi-use lab where students will learn practical applications for science and technology.

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Related Topix: Science

Scientific Blogging

Predicting Which Players Will Need Tommy John Surgery May Reduce Their Risk

There are a lot of conflicting reports about the common elbow surgery made famous by Major League Baseball pitcher, Tommy John - Ulna Collateral Ligament reconstruction surgery.

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Related Topix: Science, Detroit, MI

Newswise

Stabilizing Shoulder Surgery Helps NFL Players Return to the Game

Shoulder instability is a common injury in football players but the rate of return to play has not been regularly determined following surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Science

Science Daily

Adults with special needs see gains, challenges with long term oral care

Among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Science, Tufts University, Dentistry, Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Springer

Statistical Implicative Analysis

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection .

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