- Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:38:40 +0000: IgE B cells unmasked - Science current issue
- Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:38:40 +0000: Sanctioning to extinction in Iran - Science current issue
- Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:38:40 +0000: RNA treats preeclampsia - Science current issue
- Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:38:40 +0000: Alzheimer's disease: The right drug, the right time - Science current issue
- Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:38:40 +0000: Choices in the climate commons - Science current issue
- Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:29:00 +0000: Study 'Proves' Parachutes Don't Save People Who Fall Out of Airplanes - Live Science
You might think that it's safer to jump out of an airplane with a parachute than without one. But, according to science, you'd be wrong.
- Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:20:00 +0000: Half-Size, Ruffle-Headed Relative of Triceratops Discovered - Live Science
If head frills were a fashion statement, a newly identified 73-million-year-old triceratops relative was certainly at the top of its game.
- Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:53:00 +0000: Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week - Live Science
Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
- Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:24:00 +0000: The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week - Live Science
Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
- Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:13:00 +0000: What Lies Beneath the Transylvanian Castle That Imprisoned 'Dracula'? - Live Science
A castle where the bloodthirsty Vlad the Impaler may have once been imprisoned is slowly revealing its secrets, thanks to new radar scans of the ground below the structure.
- Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure in Nine States - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2017 – Rural Development Acting Deputy Under Secretary Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is making loans to electric cooperatives that will help continue to deliver safe, reliable and affordable electricity to rural residents, business and institutions in nine states.
- Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Helps Expand Broadband Service in Rural Illinois and Oklahoma - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 – Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is awarding $19.3 million in loans to provide broadband in rural portions of Illinois and Oklahoma.
- Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Invests $103 Million to Protect Lives, Property After Natural Disasters - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – Acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $103 million in fiscal year 2017 for disaster recovery efforts to help state, local and tribal units of government protect lives and property in disaster-affected areas following natural disasters.
- Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Acting Secretary of Agriculture Visits Workers Impacted By Louisiana Tornado and Tours Storm Damage - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 - Acting Agriculture Deputy Secretary Mike Young visited the displaced workers of the USDA Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) National Finance Center (NFC) Monday after an EF-3 tornado hit the New Orleans-based NFC building last week, causing severe damage. No one was seriously hurt as a result of the storm, which struck at approximately 11:20 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
- Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Reminds Individuals and Small Businesses in Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming that USDA Offers Disaster Assistance Programs to Help - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that could potentially be affected by the recent storms that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices in the states of Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are ready to help.
- Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:37:19 +0000: ESA voices concern about EPA’s effort to weaken the Clean Water Rule - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 x205, email@example.com The Ecological Society of America is concerned with the proposed rule issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule (Waters of the United States Rule or […]
- Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:07:05 +0000: A Brief Summation of ESA’s Work to Diversify the Field and Stop Harassment - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Blogpost from ESA President Laura Huenneke December 5, 2018 I’ve often despaired of the slow progress the ecological science community is making toward reflecting the diversity of society overall. One advancement is the acknowledgment that diversifying STEM fields is not just about recruitment, but even more about retention. So many efforts over the past decades […]
- Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:42:24 +0000: Policy News: December 3, 2018 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more […]
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:50:08 +0000: Policy News: November 19, 2018 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF BIO Rescinds Proposal Submission Caps The National Science Foundation reverses restrictions on the numbers of grant proposal PIs can submit a year. Mid-term Elections Bring New Science and Environmental Leadership to Congress. New committee leaders plan hearings on climate change, propose to re-center science. Congress Senate passes compromise […]
- Mon, 05 Nov 2018 21:12:53 +0000: Policy News: November 5, 2018 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF Bio Introduces One Proposal Cap per PI, ESA and Other Societies Respond ESA urges NSF Director France Cordova to rescind the new policy. Voters to Weigh in on Salmon Habitat, Carbon Fee, Renewable Energy and more Environmental issues are on the ballot across the U.S. Congress Pennsylvania congressman […]