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Because Katie Couric did a show giving voice to meritless anti-vaccine forces , people are going to die.
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Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
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Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory are investigating the complex relationships between the spread of the HIV virus in a population and the actual, rapid evolution of the virus within each patient's body.
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Two university professors hired by the U.S. Department of Justice to analyze traffic stops by the Alamance County Sheriff's Office say statistical data conclusively shows deputies there are racially profiling Latino drivers.
12 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine
One bad math calculation in the medical world can mean death for a patient. Failing math skills lessen opportunity for innovation across all sectors.
16 hrs ago | Flintshire Standard
In fact, according to the latest PISA results , the land of our fathers is lagging behind England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
When: Jan. 16, 2014, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Where: Hilton Baltimore, Holiday Ballrooms 1-3 Live Webcast: http://www.livestream.com/wwtbam2014 Fast Facts about Clark: Clark works one day a week as an intern in MITRE's quantum information science lab in Princeton, as part of his high school's mentorship program.
Results of a key international assessment of 15-year-old students around the world show no improvement for the U.S. Results of a key international assessment of 15-year-old students around the world show no improvement for the U.S. The academic performance of U.S. students is holding steady on a key international test, but no one is celebrating.
What better way to celebrate the upcoming holiday season than by feasting on Chik-fil-A strips and fries in AP Calculus BC Class? Arthur L. Johnson High School teachers Susan Merlo and Edward Grande, pictured in the back of the classroom, sprung for the snack.
It's all very well calling for a revolution in data for use in post-2015 development, but what might such a revolution involve? The UN high-level panel report, which called for such a revolution earlier this year , gives little in terms of specifics, and the term itself was coined to get people talking, a European Development Days 2013 meeting ... (more)
The official federal poverty rate measures pretax income - period. It doesn't consider government benefits such as food stamps, nor does it factor in the costs of housing, taxes and child care, all of which vary greatly across states and help determine how rich or poor people feel.
The donations were funded through a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics grant the college received in 2012 for Hispanic-serving institutions from the U.S. Dept.
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.4 By Fatih Karimov - Trend: The head of the Statistical Center of Iran, Adel Azar, has rejected claims of ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad about current president Hassan Rouhani's report on his first 100-day in office, IRNA reported on December 4. All the data announced by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani related to the ... (more)
Grade 6 students work as a group on their EQAO standardized test preparations at Lougheed Middle School in Brampton, Ont., on May 16, 2013.
I thought there was no possibility other than full steam ahead and damn the torpedoes."
An out-of-this-world sex scene invoking stars, supernovas and statisticians has won U.S.-based writer Manil Suri the uncoveted Bad Sex in Fiction Award.
A tiger shark is pictured above. Hawaii has faced a spate of shark attacks on humans this year, raising safety concerns.
In an opinion piece for the New York Daily News , published in July, mathematician Edward Frenkel and school superintendent Robert Ross write: This Fourth of July will forever be remembered in the history of science as the day when the discovery of the Higgs boson was announced.