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October 20, 2010

The Science And Technology Policy

The Science And Technology Policy

The Office of Science and Technology Policy is an office within the overall Executive Office of the President, and thus it operates under the jurisdiction of the President of the United States of America. The Office of Science and Technology Policy serves, like most cabinet positions and offices, an advisory role within the Executive Office ...

October 20, 2010

Ireland Department of Education and Science

Ireland Department of Education and Science

Formally known as the Department of Education and Science, The Department of Education in Ireland is responsible for assessing and running all public schools in the nation. From 1921 to 1997, education in Ireland was run by the Department of Education, followed by the Department of Education and Science. No matter what name by which it has ...

October 19, 2010

Facts About the Computer Sciences Corporation

Facts About the Computer Sciences Corporation

The Computer Sciences Corporation is a computer corporation with a focus on information technology. Information technology, in general, is the area of technology used for data storage and processing of some variety. The Computer Sciences Corporation, thus, is one particular information technology computer corporation. The Computer ...

July 1, 2013

Brave New World: Controversial DNA Embrionic Therapy

Brave New World: Controversial DNA Embrionic Therapy

England's chief medical officer has given the go-ahead to a new procedure that would help around ten couples in the UK every year prevent significant genetic problems in their sons and daughters.  The technique has generated controversy because it requires creating an embryo using three different donors—in effect, three biological ...

July 1, 2013

Animals Poisoned by World War II Toxins

Animals Poisoned by World War II Toxins

The fisher, a threatened mammal species related to weasels, has lived in the Sierra National Forest for far longer than there has been human habitation in North America.  Recent research, however, shows that a very human vice may be threatening the fisher population in Northern California. In 2009, researchers report, a male fisher ...

July 1, 2013

Your Own T-Rex Dinosaur in Your Home

Your Own T-Rex Dinosaur in Your Home

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History has amassed an incredible collection of fossils, but one of the most iconic dinosaurs in the world wasn't there.  Now, under a loan agreement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Smithsonian will have a Tyrannosaurus Rex of its very own. The National Museum of National ...

July 1, 2013

Voyager Spacecraft At Edge of Solar System

Voyager Spacecraft At Edge of Solar System

While astronomers still do not know exactly when the Voyager 1 spacecraft will enter interstellar space completely, they say that current data suggests it is now in the outermost layer of our solar system and could leave it at any time. Scientists working on the Voyager project, launched in 1977 to explore the worlds in our solar system ...

June 28, 2013

New Mission to Study the Sun: IRIS Satellite Launched by NASA

New Mission to Study the Sun: IRIS Satellite Launched by NASA

Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA—Your parents may have told you not to stare at the sun, but soon, NASA will be doing just that from a satellite called Iris, or the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph. The satellite, launched on the evening of June 27, is designed to study only one specific region of the sun, the chromosphere. ...

June 28, 2013

Caesarean Section Statistics Show Major Changes

Caesarean Section Statistics Show Major Changes

Atlanta, GA—A new report by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta shows that pregnant women in the United States no longer face an increasing rate of caesarean section in United States hospitals. For many women, this is good news: most doctors and experts believe that the current rate of caesareans being performed in the ...

July 2, 2013

Senators Propose Solution for “Orphaned” Nuclear Waste

Senators Propose Solution for “Orphaned” Nuclear Waste

Four United States Senators—two Democrats and two Republicans—proposed a bill this week aimed at solving the country's nuclear storage woes.  If the bill becomes law, it would create a nuclear waste policy incorporating both temporary and permanent storage solutions. After President Obama de-funded the Yucca Mountain ...

July 2, 2013

Early Retirements for Chimpanzees

Early Retirements for Chimpanzees

In a move that drew criticism from some research groups and applause from animal rights activists, the National Institutes of Health announced this week that it would follow guidelines from an independent review to retire most of the chimpanzees currently being used in NIH-funded research projects. While the vast majority of scientific ...

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Form - Bd Eval Professional Engineer Licensure Request for Board Evaluation of Transcript Related Science

Form - Bd Eval Professional Engineer Licensure Request for Board Evaluation of Transcript Related Science

  INSTRUCTIONS: ALABAMA PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSURE REQUEST FOR BOARD EVALUATION OF TRANSCRIPT RELATED SCIENCE (Form Bd Eval/ENG)     Alabama graduates of four year science programs related to engineering who completed their studies before December 31, 2005 may use the form discussed in this article to request a professional engineer license.

Forensic Science Defined

Forensic Science Defined

Forensic Science Defined? Forensic science is a combination of broad scientific fields and is used to answer questions revolving around crime scenes and legal matters.

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