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4 hrs ago | Free Republic

Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are projected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent for jobs in other fields, according to estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Science, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Scoop

Labrador retrievers the most popular dog breed

The Labrador retriever was once again the most popular dog breed in the country with over 41 thousand registered in the 2013/14 registration year.

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Related Topix: Science

Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna no longer country's crime capital

When he was first named this city's top cop, Supt. Nick Romanchuk said he wanted to rid Kelowna of the dubious distinction of being Canada's crime capital .

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Related Topix: Canada, Science

Autoblog

Cellphone bans don't reduce accidents, research finds

Common sense says that talking on a cellphone while driving is not a particularly safe thing to do.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, California, Science

The Washington Post

Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

American Association for the Advancement of Science needs scientists, engineers, mathematicians and physicians to assist K-12 STEM teachers.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA, Science, Family, Kids

ScienceBlogs

They don't understand allometry! [Pharyngula]

I think the engineers are just trying to wind me up, again. Joe Felsenstein tackles a paper published in an applied physics journal that redefines evolution and tries to claim that changes in aircraft design are a good model for evolution.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Asbury Park Press

Lots of misconceptions about new common core standards

"Much of the information that's been out there about Common Core has been very negative," said Dan Cassino, a professor of political science at Fairleigh Dickinson, and PublicMind survey analyst.

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Related Topix: Science

The Kingman Daily Miner

Arizona job picture still an up-and-down affair

By Hubble Ray Smith Miner reporter KINGMAN - Arizona's unemployment rate inched up to 6.9 percent in June from 6.8 percent the previous month as some 36,000 government jobs were lost during the month, the Arizona Department of Administration reported last week.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Kingman, AZ, Mohave County, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Science

Iol.co.za

Fears over teacher preparedness

Teacher unions disagree on whether teachers are adequately trained to prepare matric pupils for the new exam structure, South African Teachers Union provincial secretary Mbuyiseni Mathonsi said.

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Related Topix: Science, South Africa, World News

The Winnipeg Free Press

Crime rate continues to drop

Chief Devon Clunis announced overall crime has decreased by 14 per cent, as stated in the 2013 Annual Statistical Report released Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

POP City

Planting the seed: Local organizations create opportunities for girls interested in STEM careers

Several days a week during the school year, a group of high school girls from around the region gather after school at Carnegie Mellon University 's Field Robotics Center to prepare for an international robotics competition.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

St. Cloud Times

Unemployment rate in St. Cloud area rises during June

Unemployment rate in St. Cloud area rises during June The local results differed from state statistics, which showed an overall gain in jobs.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Science, Sherburne County, MN, Todd County, MN

The Rio Times

Brazil Wins Gold in The Mathematic Olympics of CPLP

Over the days of July 16th to 18th in Luanda, Angola, participants of the Mathematics Olympics from the CPLP were challenged with various math problems, concluding with Brazil taking home one gold medal and three silver medals.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Science, Angola, Mozambique, Africa,

NOLA.com

Plaquemines Parish crime down first half of 2014, Sheriff's Office reports

The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced overall crime was down about 10 percent for the first half of the year.

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Related Topix: Science, Belle Chasse, LA, Boothville, LA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Grant will help Georgia kids get a better start

Broad educational consensus holds that third grade is a critical point in a child's development.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Family, Kids, Science, University of Georgia

Silicon Alley Insider

This Simple Math Concept Went Nowhere For A Century And Then - BOOM - Computers

There are two main reasons mathematics has fascinated humanity for two thousand years.

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Related Topix: Science, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Psychology Today

Is America Safer When Good Guys Have Guns?

It seems like awfully biblical stuff. In the beginning, Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren; and later on gun violence begat gun violence-but actually reduced non-lethal violence.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, Science

Wolfram

Solutions Manual to Accompany Ordinary Differential Equations

Features a balance between theory, proofs, and examples and provides applications across diverse fields of study Ordinary Differential Equations presents a thorough discussion of first-order differential equations and progresses to equations of higher order.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wolfram

Computer Algebra in Quantum Field Theory: Integration, Summation and Special Functions

The book focuses on advanced computer algebra methods and special functions that have striking applications in the context of quantum field theory.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers, Computer Science, Physics

CiteULike

The statistical interpretation of pilot trials: should significance thresholds be reconsidered?

BACKGROUND:In an evaluation of a new health technology, a pilot trial may be undertaken prior to a trial that makes a definitive assessment of benefit.

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