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    Beware of Academic Identity Theft!

    We’ve all heard warnings to be careful with our credit card receipts, checks, and online passwords to avoid identity theft.  But now it appears that academics with common names may have to be careful with their scholarly publications as well.  A faculty member at Beijing University of Chemical Technology falsely claimed seven public… Read More
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    New Milner Prize for Physics is the World’s Richest

    A physics graduate student who abandoned a Ph.D. in science for an MBA and the world of finance–and went on to make an Internet fortune–has decided to make some of the people who stuck with physics rich.  Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, an investor in Facebook and other internet companies, has established an annual prize in… Read More
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    Meeting the Need for Highly Skilled Workers

    We constantly hear complaints from companies that they can’t find enough American workers with technical skills.  So it’s good to hear that a company is actually doing something to train smart young Americans for the highly-skilled jobs that are in demand.  As reported by National Public Radio, Siemens is convincing high schoo… Read More
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    Sally Ride and “Really Cool” Science

    “When I was growing up, science and engineering were really cool,” Sally Ride said in 2009.  She was right.  In Ride’s childhood half a century ago, astronauts like John Glenn (and later, Ride herself) and researchers like Jonas Salk, developer of the first polio vaccine, were national heroes and household names.  … Read More
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    “Bizarre” Twist in Harran/UCLA Case on the Eve of Scheduled Plea Hearing

    In what the Los Angeles Times tems a “bizarre turn” in the criminal case against UCLA and Patrick Harran in the death of Sheri Sangji, the defense is attempting to discredit the investigator who wrote the state report, which severely criticizes Harran and the university and forms an important element of the prosecution case.  In… Read More
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    New Source for Free Online Lab Safety Training

    A recently launched Web site, LabSafetyWorkspace.org, offers free, short safety training courses to scientists everywhere. It is a joint project of the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence (NH-INBRE), a consortium of 10 New Hampshire colleges and universities that is funded by the National Institutes of Health; the Envi… Read More
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    Remembering Sally’s Ride

    When Sally Ride applied to be an astronaut in 1978, it was one of most prestigious and macho jobs an American could hold–but the woman who became the first American of her gender to travel in space had already proven she had the “right stuff” to take on major physical and intellectual challenges and hold… Read More
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