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Tips to Increase Twitter Followers

13 hours ago   |   Roi Investing

Technology is always on the rise. Every few years something that was scoffed at as science fiction, becomes a reality. The advent of social media websites backed by an ever...
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Advancing Research Impact in Society: Broader Impacts 101

1 day ago   |   Social Science Space

Would you like a deeper understanding of NSF's Broader Impacts criterion? Would you like tips and strategies for addressing the BI criterion in more compelling ways? The...
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Remembering Georgina Mace

Remembering Georgina Mace

3 days ago   |   Soapbox Science

By Seirian Sumner and Nathalie Pettorelli We were deeply saddened to hear that Georgina Mace passed away at the weekend. Georgina has a firm place on any list of influential...
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Empowering Social Science to Understand and Ameliorate Major Challenges of Human Society (Federal Interagency Conference on Social Science and Big Data)

3 days ago   |   Harvard

Social scientists can understand and ameliorate some of the major challenges of human society by making new connections across academia, government, and industry; developing...
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Not trusting the FDA, Black doctors' group creates panel to vet Covid-19 vaccines

4 days ago   |   STAT

As trust in federal health agencies has withered over the last few months, a group of Black physicians has been working on an antidote: creating their own expert task force to...
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Opinion: Give teachers high priority access to Covid-19 treatments and vaccines

4 days ago   |   STAT

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed what far too few Americans acknowledge about schools and teachers: they are essential to society. Teachers play indispensable roles in human...
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STAT Plus: Promising results for previously secret cancer drug data that ‘justified' Gilead Sciences' $21 billion acquisition

5 days ago   |   STAT

When Gilead Sciences announced its $21 billion acquisition of Immunomedics one week ago, Gilead executives said that clinical data on Immunomedics' cancer drug Trodelvy...
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Statistically Valid Inferences from Privacy Protected Data

6 days ago   |   Harvard

Unprecedented quantities of data that could help social scientists understand and ameliorate the challenges of human society are presently locked away inside companies...
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Expert reaction to the idea of a ‘circuit break' to suppress spread of COVID in England

7 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

In interviews this morning the Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, discussed the idea of a ‘circuit break' to suppress the spread of COVID-19 by closing down some...
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Expert reaction to reports of government using emergency powers to allow unlicensed Covid-19 vaccination

7 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

It has been reported that the government may use emergency powers to allow an unlicensed COVID-19 vaccine to be used in the UK. Prof Gino Martini, Chief Scientist at the Royal...
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US government ‘urges Netflix to cancel series from Game of Thrones bosses...

US government ‘urges Netflix to cancel series from Game of Thrones bosses over China's treatment of Uighur Muslims'

Republican US senators have urged Netflix to reconsider their adaptation of The Three-Body Problem A number of Republication US senators have urged Netflix to reconsider their... Read more ...

The Senate plans to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter to...

The Senate plans to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter to testify before Congress next month

Summary List Placement A Senate committee plans to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter to testify at an Oct. 1 hearing if they don't willingly agree to testify... Read more ...

Inside the annual event that partners with giants like Google and Apple to...

Inside the annual event that partners with giants like Google and Apple to increase gender diversity in tech and draws 30,000 attendees from around the globe

Summary List Placement The tech industry has historically been male-dominated. Just 14% of software engineers are women, and 25% are in computer science-related jobs. That's a... Read more ...

3 success secrets from the founder who pivoted into jewelry design after 10...

3 success secrets from the founder who pivoted into jewelry design after 10 years as a Goldman Sachs analyst

Summary List Placement The path had already been set out for Melissa Kaye. She had an undergraduate degree from MIT in engineering and computer science, along with a master's... Read more ...

‘Sign of magma rushing towards surface' identified in chilling Yellowstone...

‘Sign of magma rushing towards surface' identified in chilling Yellowstone volcano warning

A YELLOWSTONE VOLCANO eruption would spark devastation across the world, and a science writer identified how the chilling scenario would unfold. Read more ...

‘Einstein was wrong!' Scientists' call for new theory of relativity after...

‘Einstein was wrong!' Scientists' call for new theory of relativity after black hole find

A BLACK HOLE discovery led scientists to call for a new theory to explain what happens at the centre of these cosmic anomalies, with one scientist pointing to the possibility... Read more ...

COMMUNICATING BIO-ROLE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN PLASTIC WASTES MANAGEMENT...

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Introduction I am Dr. Omotola Esther Dada. I am Omotola Esther Dada, a Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of Department of Biological Sciences, Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin... Read more ...

WASTE TO WEALTH: IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH WASTE MANAGEMENT, A MULTI...

WASTE TO WEALTH: IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH WASTE MANAGEMENT, A MULTI -ACHIEVEMENT APPROACH- Meet Dr. Aderonke Adetutu OKOYA

Good day everyone. All protocols duly observed. I want to appreciate the organizers of this 2020 soapboxscience event for the opportunity to present our activities in our... Read more ...

INSECTS AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF FOOD AND FEEDS- Meet Dr. Alafia Azeezat...

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Not everybody can afford to eat healthy diet all the time, some cannot even get sufficient nutrient in their only meal. With the world population increasing at an exponential... Read more ...

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Natural plant extracts and products discovered from medicinal plants contain phytomolecules and have provided numerous drugs which are being used clinically for the management... Read more ...