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Astronauts getting new picture books

...was easy to go run with it after that," said Drew, who's temporarily assigned to the White House office of science and technology policy,Next, NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins and Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata read stories from the station's...
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Why do I mistrust Fox? Let me count the ways

...and to have been registered for at least a year. July 22 - Beck says the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy "has proposed forcing abortions and putting sterilants in the drinking water to control population...
Study: It's not teacher, but the method that matters

WASHINGTON - Who's better at teaching difficult physics to a class of more than 250 college students: the highly rated veteran professor using time-tested lecturing, or the inexperienced graduate students interacting with kids via devices that look like TV remotes? The answer could rattle ivy on college walls. A study by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, now a science adviser to President Barack Obama, suggests that how you teach is more important than who does the teaching.
As oceans fall ill, storm brews over solutions

WASHINGTON - Off the coast of Washington state, mysterious algae mixed with sea foam have killed more than 8,000 seabirds, puzzling scientists. A thousand miles off California, researchers have discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a swirling vortex roughly twice the size of Texas filled with tiny bits of plastic and other debris.
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Most experts agree global warming is under way 7/16/97

They expect it will mean warmer, wetter winters in the region, with less buildup of snow in the mountains. But beyond that, the predictions are sketchy. U.S.


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