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- Shedding more light on plastic magnet power.
Coppinger, Rob // Engineer (00137758); 2/15/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7589, p12
Reports that a plastic magnet that can be tuned with different kinds of light has been developed by scientists in the U.S. Capabilities of the magnet; Possible use of the magnet in improving traditional electronic systems and computer hard drives; Components of the magnet.
- Gender equity in science: Still an elusive goal.
Sonnert, Gerhard // Issues in Science & Technology; Winter95, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p53
Reports on discrimination barriers experienced by women scientists. Obstacles to women's careers; Gender disparities among scientists; Policies to aid scientists; Need for workshops on explicit strategies that lead to successful science careers; Policies for social change.
- The evolving world of the post-doctoral research scientist.
Knox, John // National Forum; Fall96, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p7
Presents the result of the Internet-based quantitative and qualitative survey of post-doctoral scientists in the United States. Changes in identity and purpose of scientific researchers; Job descriptions; Skills and qualifications; Changes in goals and objectives.
- Mad science in academia?
Burr, Barry B. // Pensions & Investments; 10/05/98, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p10
Editorial. Focuses on a number of scientist who participated in academias in money management in the United States. Listings of the scientists; Information on the investment community in the US; Details on the scientists including Harry Markowitz; Founder of small-stock anomaly; Identification...
- R&D assault launched on germ warfare.
Murray, Charles J. // South Carolina Business Journal; Nov2001, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p1
Reports the effort of scientist and engineers to create devices for detection of deadly contaminants in the U.S. Detection of lethal pathogens through desktop biodetectors; Systems for identification of DNA strands from pathogens; Hydroquinone solution for pathogen detection.
- Low-Tech Grasshopper Monitoring.
Murray, Charles J. // Agricultural Research; Apr2003, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p23
Reports on the device tested by scientists in the U.S. to get a more reliable grasshopper counts in incalculable areas. Sampling methods developed to monitor the number of grasshoppers; Information on how the device works; Limitations of the device.
- Scientists view the future they will create.
Coates, Joseph // Research Technology Management; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p6
Examines scientists' view of the consequences of their work. Scientists' role in shaping the future; Importance of early awareness; Industrial scientists' view of the future.
- Prosecutors Against Scientists of Asian Descent.
Coates, Joseph // Chinese American Forum; Oct2002, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p54
Focuses on the prosecution of Asian scientists in the U.S. Impact of criminal justice system on employee's integrity.
- Targeting Asian American Scientists.
Wong, Guy M.; Wang, Theodore Hsien // Chinese American Forum; Oct2002, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p54
Reports on the prosecution of Asian scientists in the U.S. Solitary confinement for mishandling of classified data; International scientific espionage plot.
- The Real Scientists Behind what We Do.
Epstein, Arthur B. // Review of Optometry; 10/15/2002, Vol. 139 Issue 10, p24
Focuses on the importance of clinician scientists to optometry in the U.S. Selection of recipient for the Donald Korb Award; Attainment of credibility within the medical eye-care community; Contributions of optometrist Irvin Borish to the profession.
- Letters to the Editors.
Epstein, Arthur B. // American Scientist; Sep/Oct90, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p393
Presents reactions to articles which appeared in the 1990 issues of the 'American Scientist' journal.
- Zare takes helm of science board; U of California choose Cordova.
Goodwin, Irwin // Physics Today; Jul96, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p51
Presents developments concerning physical scientists in the United States as of July 1996. National Science Board's appointment of Richard N. Zare, a highly regarded physical chemists at Stanford University, as its chairman for two years; Appointment of David H. Crandall as the director of the...
- IN BRIEF.
Goodwin, Irwin // Physics Today; Feb2002, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p67
Reports on scientists in the United States. Award received by Nicholas Samios from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research scientific council; Joining of Katepalli R. Sreenivasan at the University of Maryland; Contributions of Mark Ratner to the development of nanotechnology.
- Women scientists get lower pay, fewer jobs.
Goodwin, Irwin // Women's International Network News; Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p76
Focuses on the salary discrepancy between women scientists and their male counterparts in the United States. Median salary of women scientists with bachelor's degrees; Job opportunities and job hiring process discriminatory to women; Subjection of women to paternalism.
- Biotech Geniuses to Watch.
Duncan, David Ewing // Discover; Jun2002, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p68
Profiles several scientists with contributions to the biotechnology revolution in the U.S. Discovery of recombination in bacteria by professor emeritus Joshua Lederberg; Invention of amino acids by director Peter Schultz; Development of gene rapid-sequencing technology by chairman Craig Venter.
- Bomb attacks on US researchers.
Lehrman, Sally // Nature; 7/8/1993, Vol. 364 Issue 6433, p95
Warns researchers to be alert for suspicious packages after two prominent scientists were seriously injured by mail-bomb explosions. Injuries of Charles Epstein from the University of California and David Gelernter from the Yale University; Investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation...
- The Team.
Lehrman, Sally // Golf Digest; Feb2011, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p102
The article lists the names of the scientists who evaluated the golf clubfitters included in the journal's list of 100 Best Clubfitters in the U.S. for 2011 including retired physicist John Axe, rocket scientist Martin Brouillette and aerospace engineering professor Thomas Lacy Jr.
- Blindness May Be Artistic Asset.
Lehrman, Sally // Current Science; 10/28/2011, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p15
The article reports on a research by a U.S. scientist which suggests that a certain form of blindness called stereoblindness may also help artists imbue paintings with depth.
- Dracula Ants Suck Their Babies' Blood.
Lehrman, Sally // Current Science; 3/16/2001, Vol. 86 Issue 13, p12
Focuses on United States-based scientists' discovery of a species of ant that lives off the blood of its offspring in Madagascar.
- Did Earth Have a Ring?
Lehrman, Sally // Current Science; 12/20/2002, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p13
Reports that two scientists of the United States speculated that the planet Earth had rings 35 million years ago. Name of the scientists who speculated the rings of the planet Earth; Process that is supposed to have caused the scientists form a theory regarding the rings; Explanation given by...
- Dead Days of Summer.
HUDSON, SAM // Sport Fishing; Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p13
The article reports on a hypoxic deadzone forecasted by American scientists in the Gulf of Mexico that could reach 8,561 square miles which is attributed to excessive pollution pouring into the Gulf.
- A plague of scientists?
HUDSON, SAM // Wilson Quarterly; Autumn91, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p129
Reviews the article `Do We Need More Ph.D's, or Is Fewer Really Better?' by Constance Holden, which appeared in the March 1, 1991 issue of `Science.' Number of Ph.D. scientists per one million Americans in 1940, 1966 and 1991; Decline in the quality of scientists; Courses bright students are...
HUDSON, SAM // Discover; May2005, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p13
Pays tribute to scientists in the U.S. as of May 2005, including Vinton G. Cerf and Robert E. Kahn.
- Flight of the Frogs.
HUDSON, SAM // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 10/23/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p3
The article reports that two U.S. scientists rescued many frogs from a rain forest in Panama.
HUDSON, SAM // American Scientist; Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p100
Presents a correction to the article "Grassroots Justice in Tanzania" that was previously published in the January to February 2005 issue of "American Scientist."
HUDSON, SAM // American Scientist; May/Jun2005, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p198
Presents corrections to the article "The Soul of Science," by Michael Shermer and "Fuel Efficiency and the Economy," by Roger H. Bezdek and Robert M. Wendling which were published in the March-April 2005 issue "American Scientist."
- Doctors' forum.
HUDSON, SAM // Health News Naturally; Spring96, p19
Presents the views of four prominent nutritional scientists in the United States on the effectiveness of vitamin and mineral supplements. Impact of the vitamin supplements on the health of the scientists; Supplements taken by the scientists; Reason for the selection of the supplements.
- Homeland security--how can we help?
Carbone, John A. // Military & Aerospace Electronics; May2003, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p38
Comments on the role of scientists in the national defense campaign of the government in the U.S. Subversion of electronic infrastructure and connected devices; Safeguard of critical infrastructure and connected systems by system designers; Consideration of security in designing systems.
- WASHED AWAY.
Thompson, Andrea // Science World; 9/4/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p5
The article reports that U.S. scientists are working on the restoration of the marshy wetlands and barrier islands washed away by Hurricane Katrina.
- THE QUEST FOR THE PERFECT TURN.
Higgs, Philip // Ski; Feb2008, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p63
The article features Dan Lieberman, a skier and rocket scientist in the U.S.
- Science Timeline: 1920ï¿½1940.
Higgs, Philip // Monkeyshines on America; Nov2001 U.S. Events From 1920-1940, p32
Presents a timeline on discoveries in science during between 1920-1940 in the U.S. Presentation of the Nobel Prize for Science to Albert Einstein; Discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming; Patent for a dry photographic process by Chester Carlson.
- Americans win top science prizes.
Higgs, Philip // Current Science; 1/13/95, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p13
Reports on the selection of American scientists as winners of the Nobel Prize for 1994. Medicine; Chemistry; Physics.
- Letters to the Editors.
Rinsley, Donald B.; Cunningham, W. J.; Montagu, Ashley; Hubbard, J. R.; Robinson, Michael; Chouinard II, Leo G.; Hendon, Jay; Silverman, Wendy; Foote, Robert H.; Williams Jr., Ernest H. // American Scientist; Jul/Aug89, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p315
Presents comments and response to comments about articles features in the 'American Scientist.' Quotations from William Archibald Spooner; Emergence of a different figure from a Matisse paper cut-out; Nature of parapsychology and science.
Rinsley, Donald B.; Cunningham, W. J.; Montagu, Ashley; Hubbard, J. R.; Robinson, Michael; Chouinard II, Leo G.; Hendon, Jay; Silverman, Wendy; Foote, Robert H.; Williams Jr., Ernest H. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 05/07/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 19, p46
Features the members of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft program as of May 7, 2001. 'Aviation Week and Space Technology' magazine's awarding of its 2000 Space Laureate to scientists Michael C. Malin, Kenneth S. Edgett and...
- Science Meets the Press: Bad Chemistry.
Burrows, William E. // Sciences; Apr80, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on the impression of scientist on reports in the United States. Misconception on false reporting of the press; Assessment on differences between science and media; Importance of media on dissemination of scientific information.
- SCIENCE WATCH.
Cole, Leonard A. // Sciences; Dec81, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p7
Focuses on the influence of governmental interference on scientific activities in the United States. Threats posed by an unregulated science and technology on the human population; Evaluation of the potential hazards of scientific activities; Belief of scientists on the capability of the...
Cole, Leonard A. // Physics Today; Oct83, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p100
Pays tribute to several physicists in the U.S.
- Congressional interactions at very small impact parameter.
Horwitz, Paul // Physics Today; Dec76, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p28
Relates the experiences of a scientist when he served as adviser and legislative aid in the U.S. government. Concept of the Congressional Fellow Deep Inelastic Scattering Experiment; Different ways to access the U.S. president; Drawbacks of working in the White House.
- Another British invasion?
Smaglik, Paul // Nature; 12/12/2002, Vol. 420 Issue 6916, p3
Reports on key issues relevant to the transfer of British scientists to practice in the U.S. Brain drain concept; Establishment of technology transfer; Prospects for the establishment of links between Rice University in Houston, Texas and Imperial College in London, England.
- Scientists call for an end to 'political assaults'.
Smaglik, Paul // Ecos; Jun/Jul2010, Issue 155, p21
The article reports on the request of the members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences to end political assaults on climate science and climate scientists which to their opinion does not provide alternative theory that satisfies the evidences of climate change.
- Food scientists - not emotions - must drive the agenda.
Whitworth, Mick // Food Manufacture; Jul2001, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p14
Reports the role of food scientists in driving food agendas and preventing political decisions being based on emotion in the United States. Review of members by Phil Nelson, president-elect of the US Institute of Food Technologists; Proposal of interpretation and data to food science community;...
- Astronomical Society elects Osterbrock president.
Whitworth, Mick // Physics Today; May87, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p84
Reports the selection of Donald E. Osterbrock for the presidency of the American Astronomical Society in the United States. Educational attainment in science; Experiences in the teaching profession; Work on the nature and structure of active galactic nuclei.
- Latinos in the lab.
De Vries, Dan; Cole, Melanie // Hispanic; Sep1996, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p36
Profiles Hispanic scientists in the United States. Includes Luis Alvarez; George Castro; Eloy Rodriguez; Alberto Baez.
- Who's who among Hispanic scientists.
De Vries, Dan; Cole, Melanie // Hispanic; Sep1996, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p46
Lists Hispanic scientists in the United States. Includes Walter Alvarez; Ruth Gonzales; William Quintana.
- UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM.
Grose, Thomas K. // ASEE Prism; Dec2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p12
The article presents information on the study of scientists of the U.S. related to hybrid farming.
- A simple complex.
Egan, Greg // Bulletin with Newsweek; 7/23/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6334, p56
Profiles scientist Stephen Wolfram in the U.S. Characteristics of Wolfram; Principle towards the science of complexity; Job description. INSET: State of flux, by Greg Egan..
- Academics revolt.
Kleiner, Kurt // New Scientist; 10/20/2001, Vol. 172 Issue 2313, p10
Reports the plan of several scientists to boycott online scientific journals in the United States. Impact of the refusal of publishers to make archives freely available over the Internet; Plan of providing free electronic journals; Reaction of publishers over the boycott.
- US scientists grow organic nanotubes.
Kleiner, Kurt // Electronics Weekly; 10/9/2002, Issue 2071, p5
Describes nanotube material based on organic molecules invented by U.S. scientist as of October 9, 2002. Building blocks of the tubes; Description; Function of the tubes.
- Profiles in Ceramics: Robert D. Maurer.
Woodard, Kathy L. // American Ceramic Society Bulletin; Aug2000, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p50
Profiles Robert D. Maurer, a scientist who contributed to the development of glass optical fibers in the United States. Family background; Childhood activities; Enlistment in the Army; Preference for physics education; Life as a graduate student; Influence of Professor Melvin Herlin on the life...
- LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: WHAT IF?
Rosenfeld, Jeff // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Jan2008, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p6
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Laurence Kalkstein and colleagues on developing analogs for five American cities using conditions in Paris and another by Peter Lynch on the progress scientists have made in numerical weather prediction.