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"Science and Society" -- www.scienceandsociety.net -- is Talk Radio focusing on energy, the environment, and sustainability; medicine and cancer research; nanotechnology; space exploration; and K-12 science education. "Science and Society" airs Thursdays, 1:00PM to 2:00PM PDT. Each week the show presents three interviews with groundbreaking and trendsetting researchers, industry-leading executives, and senior government officials. "Science and Society" premiered in June 2003 and has presented interviews with more than 500 world leaders in science, industry, and education, including Nobel Laureates, best-selling authors, visionary executives, and Federal and State public policy makers.

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Dr. Ben Bova is a six-time winner of science fiction's Hugo Award and author of the recently published 'The Immortality Factor'. 'The Immortality Factor' is a novel about stem cell research, scientists, politics, and human immortality. Dr. Bova has received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation for fueling mankind's imagination regarding the wonders of outer space and the Robert A. Heinlein Award for his outstanding body of work in the field of literature. He has...
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Dr. Francine Kaufman discusses diabetes prevention and treatment. Dr. Kaufman is currrently leading two NIH diabetes investigations, both focusing on preventing and treating type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers. She discusses how people can modify their lifestyles and make a real shift to healthy behaviors. Dr. Kaufman is Head of the Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism at Childrens Hospital in Los Angeles. She has been funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1980,...
Dr. Debra Krummel discusses cardiovascular risk factors that have a greater impact on women, as well as the vicious cycle of obesity in women and the next generation. She describes recent research concerning the effects of maternal obesity on the baby. Dr. Krummel discusses a three-step program for the prevention of chronic disease. Dr. Krummel is a nationally recognized expert on cardiovascular health. She is an Endowed Associate Professor and Millennium Scholar in the Department of...
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Dr. Sung Lee discusses mind-body training and brain wellness training as they relate to overall health and cancer prevention and treatment. He describes the benefits of Dahn Yoga and the Brain Wave Vibration method. Dr. Lee is a former faculty member at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Secretary of the International Brain Education Association.
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Dr. Davis Liu discusses the prevention and treatment of chronic disease using lifestyle medicine. He describes how to get the most out of your doctor visits, as well as important action steps to get healthy and stay healthy. Dr. Liu is a board-certified family physician. Since 2005, he has been practicing with the Permanente Medical Group, the nation's largest with over 6000 physicians.
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Dr. Ann Kulze discusses powerful nutritional strategies for maximizing heart health and the most important lifestyle strategies for reducing cancer risk. Dr. Kulze is the author of 'Dr. Ann's 10-Step Diet - A Simple Plan for Permanent Weight Loss and Lifelong Vitality'.
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Geri Jenkins, Co-President of the California Nurses Association, discusses Single Payer - Medicare for All - An Economic Stimulus Plan for the Nation. Ms. Jenkins describes how a single-payer system would create 2.8 million jobs and more than 300 billion dollars in new revenues to the U.S. econnomy. A single-payer system would provide health insurance to all Americans, including children as well as families living below the poverty line.
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Ken Scholes is the author of LAMENTATION, published by Tor Books in February 2009. LAMENTATION is the first in a five book series called The Psalms of Isaak. Ken Scholes was recently hailed by Booklist for his 'rare gift for inventive storytelling that invites comparisons with the genre's leading practitioners'.
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Dr. David Marrero is the J.O. Ritchey Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and Director of the Diabetes Translational Research Center. Dr. Marrero helped design the Diabetes Prevention Program. His research interests include strategies for promoting diabetes prevention, improving diabetes care practices used by primary care providers, and the use of technology to facilitate care and education.
Donna Karan, through her Urban Zen initiative, has teamed with Beth Israel Medical Center's Continuum Center for Health and Healing, to create an 'Optimal Healing Environment' for cancer treatment. The Urban Zen Initiative at Beth Israel is supporting a major multi-component initiative that includes physical changes to the environment of the oncology unit, the introduction of skilled yoga therapy, staff retraining to encourage optimal healing, and a rigorous research program.
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Eric Nylund, HALO and GEARS OF WAR writer and story consultant, discusses his new book, MORTAL COILS, his new comic mini-series, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA - The Cylon War, and his new graphic novel, HALO - Genesis. Mr. Nylund provides tips on becoming a game developer and the path to becoming a successful writer. Mr. Nylund is a writer and story consultant for Microsoft Game Studios where he helps develop and maintain blockbuster billion-dollar game franchises such as GEARS OF WAR and HALO. He has...
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Dr. Michael Ozner, author of The Miami Mediterranean Diet, discusses heart disease prevention. The Mediterranean diet helps reduce inflammation of blood vessels supplying the heart, greatly lowering the risk of a heart attack. Dr. Ozner also discusses his new book, The Great American Heart Hoax, and the juvenile obesity and diabetes epidemics. He makes recommendations on how to get kids to start eating well and engaging in regular exercise.
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Dr. Edward Wagner discusses the chronic care model - powerful guidelines for improving chronic illness care. Dr. Wagner discusses redesigning the health care delivery system, creating a better-prepared practice team, and developing methods for increasing patient knowledge, skills, and confidence. Additionally, Dr. Wagner addresses high-quality cancer care and delivering effective primary care to older adults.
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Dr. Ana Malinow discusses health care reform, a single-payer health system, and making health care available and affordable for all Americans. Dr. Malinow is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and past-president of Physicians for a National Health Program, a 15000-member organization.
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Dr. Thomas Royer discusses health care reform, including affordability, access, and providing basic health insurance coverage for all people in the U.S. Dr. Royer discusses wellness and prevention programs in schools and communities, staffing and funding community clinics in underserved regions, and reimbursement for physician preventive programs. Dr. Royer is the President and CEO of CHRISTUS Health Systems.
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Dr. Robert Field discusses the opportunity for health care reform, how to improve health care access and quality, and the future of the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Field is Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. His new book is Health Care Regulation in America - Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise.
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Dr. Michael Liebman discusses an expanded approach to personalized medicine, resulting in a clinical decision support system to more effectively prevent and manage cancer and other chronic diseases. Dr. Liebman is President and Managing Director of Strategic Medicine, Inc. Previously, he was Executive Director of the Windber Research Institute and Director of Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics at the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute of the University of Pennsylvania...
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Dr. David Katz discusses solutions for ending the diabetes and obesity epidemics, including action steps for schools, physicians, government, communities, and individuals and families. Dr. Katz is an internationally recognized authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease. He is Associate Professor in Public Health Practice at the Yale University School of Medicine and Director and founder of Yale University's Prevention Research Center.
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Dr. Pauline Rosenau discusses health system reform, including an all-payer system, not-for-profit medical care, how to effectively reduce administrative costs, and the experiences of other countries. Dr. Rosenau is Professor of Management, Policy, and Community Health at the University of Texas-Houston School of Public Health.
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Dr. William Halal discusses democratic enterprise - reinventing the American economy by creating self-organizing distributed networks within corporations - as Google, Nokia, and Johnson and Johnson have done so successfully. Dr. Halal discusses how to create a collaborative corporate community based on teams and internal self-organizing markets. Dr. Halal is a world-renowned futurist and Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and Innovation at George Washington University. His newest book...
Dr. Thomas Horan works on a wide range of applied technology projects relating to transportation and healthcare. His research interests include development and deployment of advanced information technologies and policies, including intelligent transportation systems and advanced telecommunications systems. Currently, one of Dr. Horan's biggest projects is as Director of the Kay Center for E-Health Research, where he is working on policy issues involving personal health records.
Dr. Matthew Kiernan, Chief Executive of Innovest Strategic Value Advisors and author of the recently released, Investing in a Sustainable World, published by AMACOM. In 2007, Dr. Kiernan received a special executive award from the UN Environment Program's Finance Initiative for innovation and leadership in the emerging field of carbon finance. Dr. Kiernan will be a speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 28th, 2009.
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Dr. William Halal's newest book is 'Technologys Promise', published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2008. Macmillan's Encyclopedia of the Future ranked him among "The Worlds 100 Most Influential Futurists", including H.G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, and Alvin Toffler. Dr. Halal discusses life extension, artificial intelligence, and renewable energy, among other forecasts for the next 25 years.
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As an environmental planner trained in landscape architecture, Jim Thebaut created hundreds of impact statements and planning and energy studies, and analyzed environmental influences in the Pacific Northwest. He then turned to a career in filmmaking and has produced films about the water crisis that cut across the political spectrum. In July 2008, Mr. Thebaut spoke at the United Nations International Water Conference in New York City. His film, 'Running Dry - A Call to Action' was screened for...
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Raymond Francis is an MIT-trained scientist, internationally recognized leader in optimal health maintenance, and author of the breakthrough books Never Be Sick Again and Never Be Fat Again. Raymond has proposed an entirely new concept of health along with a simple program for achieving it called the Beyond Health Model.
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Orson Scott Card is the winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award, and author of the renowned Ender's Game. His newest book, Ender in Exile, is published by Tor.
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Dr. Kaufman is Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities and Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at the UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Kaufman founded DPS Health in 2004, after a 26-year career in academic general pediatrics and public health.
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'The Story of Science - Einstein Adds a New Dimension' has also received the 2008 National Science Teachers Association Selector's Choice Award. Joy Hakim is also the author of 'A History of Us', a ten-volume history of America for young readers. The series won the first James Michener Prize in Writing.
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Research Corporation, science education, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. Dr. James M. Gentile is president of Research Corporation, America's second-oldest foundation and a major proponent of the advancement of science. He is a leader in the field of science education and a frequent speaker on issues involving the integration of scientific research and higher education. Dr. Gentile is a national associate of the National Research Council, where he played a leadership role in the highly praised...
Genetics, modularity, mutation rate, horizontal gene transfer. Dr. Deem's specialty is statistical mechanics, specifically the computer simulation of complex molecular systems. He works in the areas of evolution, immunology, and materials. Dr. Deem has developed methods to quantify vaccine effectiveness and antigenic distance for influenza, methods to sculpt the immune system to mitigate immunodominance in dengue fever, a physical theory of the competition that allows HIV to escape from the...
Genomic medicine, genetic counseling, PTEN, breast cancer research. Dr. Charis Eng's research interests may be broadly characterized as clinical cancer genetics translational research. Dr. Eng has published over 230 peer-reviewed original papers in such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, and Nature. She is a Fellow of AAAS and recipient of the Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award. Dr. Eng will serve a four-year term on the Board of Scientific Directors of the...
Nanotechnology, x-ray microscopy, solar energy, nanophotonics, nanoscopic battery. Dr. Eric Isaacs has been a developer of modern synchrotron-based x-ray scattering techniques including inelastic x-ray scattering and a hard x-ray nano-probe. Research interests include novel electronic and magnetic materials with a particular focus on creating images of new phenomena in reciprocal and real space at the nanoscale.
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High-performance computing, medical imaging, energy, national security. Mercury Computer Systems provides computing systems and software for data-intensive applications that include image processing, signal processing, and visualization. Mercury's applications include detecting aneurysms, designing safer, more fuel-efficient aircraft, and visualizing virtually every aspect of scientific investigation.
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Science and Diplomacy, public health challenges, reducing security risks, developing reliable energy sources. A private, nonprofit organization established in 1995 by the U.S. Government, CRDF promotes international science and technical collaborations. CRDF has provided grants, technical assistance, and training to scientists and engineers in Eurasia, and recently has expanded its geographical focus to include the Middle East and Baltic regions. Cathleen Campbell has nearly three decades of...
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American Chemical Society, science education, renewable energy, nanotechnology. Dr. Catherine Hunt is a Leader of Technology Partnerships - Emerging Technologies - for Rohm and Haas and her background is in catalysis and inorganic chemistry. In her 23 years in industry, Dr. Hunt has applied her background in these two areas across a broad range of electronics, materials, catalysis, hydrogen, coatings and health care. An ACS member since 1977, Dr. Hunt has been involved in numerous Society...
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Sustainable design, restorative design, architecture, triple bottom line. Gerding Collaborative seeks ecologically sensitive solutions that promote responsible use of energy, land, and water resources for commercial, institutional, and residential clients. More than 70 percent of the firm's technical staff is LEED accredited. Dan Gerding has 23 years of professional experience, and has long held a keen interest in conservation and environmental responsibility.
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Discover magazine, robotics, cancer research, science education. Corey Powell oversees the Discover magazine's overall design and content, with a special emphasis on narrative features and investigative stories. Mr. Powell is an adjunct professor of science writing in NYU's Science and Environmental Reporting Program.
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I-CARES, sustainability, energy resources, science education. In June 2007, Washington University in St. Louis launched a new International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability. The I-CARES mission includes investing in infrastructure for world-class research efforts to meet the environment and energy challenges of the 21st Century.
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MAQUET Critical Care, Neurally Adjusted Ventilator Assist, neonatal critical care, SERVO-i. The MAQUET Group is the world market leader for Medical Systems, focused on the Operating Room and Intensive Care Unit. MAQUET provides innovative medical solutions from three divisions - Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, and Surgical Workplaces.
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Cancer research, personalized medicine, Endo V mutation scanning, universal DNA arrays. Dr. Francis Barany is also Director of Mutation Research at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center. He is program director of two multi-center NCI and NIAID grants to develop new methods of cancer and infectious disease detection. Dr. Barany is best known for developing the ligase chain reaction and ligase detection reaction, and Universal DNA arrays for detection of genetic diseases and cancer-associated...
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Science education, Year of Science 2009, An American Imperative. The National Science Teachers Association is the largest organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning. Prior to joining NSTA, Dr. Wheeler headed the Public Understanding of Science and Technology Division at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. For much of his career Dr. Wheeler has played a key role in the development of mass media projects that showcase...
Live Earth, climate change, Alliance for Climate Protection, greenhouse gases. David De Rothschild is the founder of Sculpt the Future, a non-profit environmental foundation. He was recently voted a 'Young Global Leader' by the World Economic Forum and an 'Emerging Explorer' for National Geographic's class of 2007. Live Earth also marks the beginning of Save Our Selves, a multi-year campaign led by the Alliance for Climate Protection to move individuals, corporations, and governments to take...
Robotics, autonomous robots, NASA, Whole Skin Locomotion. Dr. Dennis Hong's research is funded by the National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, DARPA, and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He recently received the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award. Dr. Hong's research interests lie in the area of robotics with a focus on biologically inspired robot locomotion, design and analysis of mechanical systems, and the kinematics and dynamics of robotic systems.
Embodied environmental emissions, carbon dioxide emissions, carbon footprints, internationalization of supply chain. Christopher Weber's doctoral research at Carnegie Mellon involves the connections between international trade, economic growth, and the environmental and climate impacts of household consumption in the U.S. and China.
OsteoConduct, bioengineering, human-computer interaction, body-area communication. Dr. Michael Liebschner's group is developing computational techniques to describe the fundamental biomechanical properties of bone, and he is also developing minimally invasive techniques for treating and diagnosing osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures. Dr. Lin Zhong's research interests include mobile and embedded system design, power analysis and optimization of integrated circuits and systems, and...
Cancer research, obesity, leptin, anti-cancer targeted therapies. The work in Dr. Eva Surmacz's laboratory, in addition to projects related to the link between obesity and cancer, includes studies on crosstalk between growth factor and steroid receptors in cancer progression, and development of anti-cancer targeted strategies. Her research has been funded over the past 12 years by the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program, and several private...
Energy conservation, fuel cells, alternative energy sources. Dr. Raj Manglik has received the National Science Foundation Young Investigator-CAREER Award, the Procter and Gamble UERP Award, and the National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award. Research interests include biological thermal-fluid systems, non-Newtonian flows, and micro-scale devices.
Green chemistry, sustainable technology, TAML catalysts. Dr. Terry Collins is distinguished by his seminal scientific contributions to green chemistry and his dedication to green chemistry education. In 1999 his work won the U.S. Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the Environmental Protection Agency. An author or co-author of more than 100 publications in the scientific literature, Dr. Collins was an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow and a Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.
X-ray crystallography, protein structure, membrane proteins, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute. The Malkowski laboratory focuses on crystallographic characterization and functional analysis of integral membrane enzymes involved in lipid metabolism. The Center for High-Throughput Structural Biology focuses on the development of tools for high-throughput characterization of membrane proteins. The CHTSB is one of six specialized research centers established nationally through the...
Sustainability, food, agriculture, climate change, UC Davis. Dr. Thomas Tomich was principal economist for the World Agroforestry Centre from 1994-2006. He led long-term collaborative partnerships at sites in the Amazon, Congo Basin, and Southeast Asia aiming to raise productivity and income of rural households without increasing deforestation or undermining essential environmental services. Previously, Dr. Tomich spent 10 years as a policy advisor and institute associate with the Harvard...
Family medicine, team care approach, health care system. Dr. Peter Anderson is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He has been in private practice of Family Medicine for 25 years and joined Riverside Hilton Family Practice in 1994. 'Liberating the Family Physician' is a direct response to new challenges experienced by the primary care health provider in the last decade.
The Medici Effect, innovation, diversity, globalization. Frans Johansson is an entrepreneur, hedge fund manager, and a widely respected thought leader and consultant specializing in business innovation. 'The Medici Effect' has been on bestseller lists in at least three countries, and was named one of the Best Books on Innovation by BusinessWeek SmallBiz. Mr. Johansson has been a speaker at conferences and Fortune 500 companies, including Sprint, Nike, IBM, and JP Morgan Chase.
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Disease prevention, chemical contaminants, toxicology, non-monotonic dose-response curves. Environmental Health Sciences is an organization engaged in advancing public understanding of environmental links to health. EHS publishes 'Environmental Health News', which provides a resource for the most up-to-date science journal articles and reports on environmental health issues. Dr. Peter Myers is co-author of 'Our Stolen Future', a book that explores how contamination threatens fetal development....
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SAIC, employee ownership, nanotechnology, NASA, DARPA. Dr. Beyster is the author of the recently published, 'The SAIC Solution - How We Built an 8 Billion Dollar Employee-Owned Technology Company'. A recognized authority on national security and reactor physics, Dr. Beyster has committed the past 35 years to building SAIC on the founding tenets of employee ownership and technical excellence. In recent years, he has extended this commitment to the American business community by founding a...
Chemical Heritage Foundation, Gordon Cain Fellowship, biomonitoring, endocrine disrupting chemicals. The Chemical Heritage Foundation, located in Philadelphia, maintains a world-class collection of materials that document the history and heritage of the chemical and molecular sciences, technologies, and industries. CHF programs advance an understanding of the role of the chemical and molecular sciences, technologies, and industries in shaping society.
The Santiago Declaration, cognitive science, early childhood learning, active learners. Professor Kathy Hirsh-Pasek is co-author of 'Einstein Never used Flashcards - How Children Really Learn and Why They Need To Play More and Memorize Less', winner of the prestigious Books for Better Life Award in 2003. Her research interests include exploring the bridge between developmental theory and social-educational policy with particular emphasis on infant cognition, preschool learning, and child care....
Drug research and development, open access drug companies, infectious diseases, vaccines and medicines. Dr. Carl Nathan's investigative research has focused on the molecular mechanisms of innate immunity. He has served as an editor of the 'Journal of Experimental Medicine' since 1988. Dr. Nathan was recently honored with election to the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine.
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Apr 26, 2007 Unknown
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GeoEye, satellite imaging, NASA, climate change, land use. GeoEye is the world's largest operator of commercial imaging satellites. The company is the premier provider of geospatial data, information, and value-added products for the national security community and strategic partners. GeoEye possesses an international network of regional ground stations, a robust image archive, and advanced geospatial imagery processing capabilities.
Online learning, K-12 education, multimedia instructional models. Dr. Anthony Picciano is the lead researcher on the study, 'K-12 Online Learning - A Survey of U.S. School District Administrators'. In 1998, Dr. Picciano co-founded CUNY Online, a multimillion dollar initiative funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation that provides support services to faculty using the Internet for course development. His major research interests are school leadership, Internet-based teaching and learning, and...
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Apr 19, 2007 Unknown
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Laser systems, medical imaging, environmental monitoring. Coherent, Inc. - NASDAQ symbol - COHR - has production and research facilities around the world, supplying everything from laser systems and components to laser measurement and control products and precision optics to over 80 countries. Coherent reached over half a billion dollars in sales in fiscal 2006.
Standards-based education, American workforce, lifelong learning. 'Tough Choices OR Tough Times' is the recently published report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce. The Commission calls for a total shake-up in how America educates its people with an innovative system that boosts students to unprecedented levels of learning throughout their lives while creating a structure that gives them the best teachers and schools the country can offer. Marc Tucker is co-author of...
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Apr 12, 2007 Unknown
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Global warming, renewable energy, infectious diseases, science education. Scientific American, founded in 1845, is the foremost publication for individuals who want to understand the science and technology that is shaping our world. John Rennie is only the seventh editor in chief in the 160-year history of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine. In 2000 the Council of Scientific Society Presidents bestowed on Mr. Rennie its Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science, which is given annually 'to...
Math education, science education, artificial intelligence, serious games. The K12 at USC project focuses on the design, development, and evaluation of technology-based learning resources in math and science. K12 at USC creates intelligent tutoring systems and serious games to provide middle and high school students with individualized instruction based on prior achievement, cognitive skills, and learner motivation. The project has a special focus on creating learning systems to reach students...
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Nanotechnology, nanomaterials, risk analysis, public policy. Dr. Jo Anne Shatkin is a recognized expert in nanotechnology, human health risk assessment, and technical communications. She has organized the Emerging Nanoscale Materials Specialty Group of the Society for Risk Analysis. Dr. Shatkin is a Research Assistant Professor in the Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a Research Fellow at The George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University.
Lifestyle medicine, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, nutrition. One of the nation's leading health experts, Dr. Steven Aldana is a regular consultant to the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Aldana is the author of 'The Culprit and the Cure' and a new pocket reference, 'The Stop and Go Fast Food Nutrition Guide', which offers at-a-glance nutritional information about America's favorite fast foods.
Science education, problem-based learning, diversity initiatives. Dr. Pat Marsteller has taught courses on evolution, Darwin and the idea of evolution, and many others over her 30 years of college teaching. She also works with college and pre-college faculty on developing curriculum materials and on using active learning strategies in the teaching of science and mathematics.
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Energy security, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy. Stephen Piccot has more than 22 years experience executing and managing environmental research projects for the U.S. EPA, the U.S. DOE, and private industry. Since 1997, Mr. Piccot has advised several global organizations on technology performance verification issues, including the World Bank, the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the Center for the Advancement of Energy Markets.
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EPA Green Power Partnership, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership, a voluntary, climate protection program, seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by building demand for renewable power. EPA's growing numbers of Green Power Partners are purchasing more than seven billion kilowatt-hours of renewable power annually. This electricity would be equivalent to roughly ten billion pounds of CO2 if generated by conventional means....
Womens cardiac care, healthy heart program, hypertension, Dr. Niesa Goldberg is the author of the award winning and highly acclaimed book 'Women Are Not Small Men', which is now updated and titled 'The Women's Healthy Heart Program - Lifesaving Strategies for Preventing and Healing Heart Disease', published by Ballantine Books. She has appeared many times on 'The Today Show', 'The View', and 'Good Morning America', and has been featured in 'The Wall Street Journal' and 'The New York Times',...
Crystallography, protein molecular structure, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute. In 1985, Dr. Herbert Hauptman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Although he is a mathematician by training who has taken only one chemistry course in his life, he was able to use classical mathematics to resolve a critical problem in chemistry. The structures of thousands of molecules have now been solved by crystallographers using Dr. Hauptman's methods.
Biomaterials, tissue engineering, wound healing, medical devices. Ratner BioMedical Group technologies stem from the intersections of materials science, engineering, biology, and medicine, and have synergistic potential for translation to unique biomedical products and services. RBG's focus is advancing medical care in tissue regeneration, wound healing, and unique biomaterials for enhanced drug delivery.
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Science education, Siemens Foundation, advanced placement, biology. David Stanley Ely, a biology teacher at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesberg, VT for nearly 35 years, has received many honors, including the Vermont Teacher of the Year, an Advanced Placement Teacher Recognition Award and the Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering Teaching Excellence Award. Mr. Ely has participated in and coordinated 65 local, state, and national summer institutes and workshops. He is a member...
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Nature Publishing Group, Dr. Philip Campbell, science writing, medicine. Dr. Philip Campbell has been the Editor-in-Chief of Nature since December 1995. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics. Under Dr. Campbell's editorship, Nature has won several prestigious publishing awards from the Periodical Publishers' Association, including International Magazine of the Year in 1998. Nature's circulation has grown significantly since 1996, and has the...
Nanotechnology, biomimetics, biosensors, cancer research. CNSE is the first college in the world dedicated to research, development, education, and deployment in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience, nanoengineering, nanobioscience, and nanoeconomics. CNSE's Albany NanoTech complex is the most advanced research facility of its kind at any university in the world - a 3.5 billion dollar, 450,000-square-foot complex that attracts corporate partners from around the world. Dr. Nathan Cady plans...
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Digital curricula, digital textbooks, AP physics. Kinetic Books Company creates and publishes Kinetic Textbooks, the next generation of digital curriculum. The company's full line of textbooks have been adopted in every state that has gone through a physics text approval process since Kinetic Books introduced its products in 2005, and two of its textbooks have been approved by The College Board for Advanced Placement coursework. Kinetic Books digital textbooks are in use by thousands of high...