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Second Century Stewardship Workshop Reaps Benefits from Collaboration


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Second Century Stewardship Workshop Reaps Benefits from Collaboration

But Nadeau, a Ph.D. student at the University of Connecticut, with a passion for science education, has run into trouble over how to make his research on Daphnia magna water fleas relevant to educators in the classroom. “I haven’t been in high school or grammar school for 20 years, so I don’t have any idea of what someone in grade five is learning and how my research might be useful to them,” Nadeau said.


By AAAS, USA.


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Meaghan Creed Awarded Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation


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Meaghan Creed Awarded Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation

Meaghan Creed is the 2017 prize winner of the inaugural Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation for research that helps make sense of the poorly understood biology underlying addiction. The findings, described in her August 4 prize-winning essay, "Toward a targeted treatment for addiction," could pave the way for therapeutic options to treat substance abuse disorders.


By AAAS, USA.


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Invention Ambassador Program Showcases Next Generation of Innovation


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Invention Ambassador Program Showcases Next Generation of Innovation

Kang’s ideas included a design for a “Jetsons”-era hover car. Another creation envisioned dropping an edible chemical compound into a tea cup that would automatically heat the water surrounding a tea bag through the release of exothermic energy as the chemical compound dissolved. “The tangibility of inventing a product is what really got me hooked,” he said, adding that the promise of doing something that could improve someone’s life was a driving attraction.


By AAAS, USA.


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