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  • The Irrepressible Science Fair Charms and Pleases — but What About the Science? 22 Sep 2018 11:55 LA Weekly It’s comic, at times, how little science there is in Science Fair, Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster’s breezily compelling documentary about high school students competing in just what the title promises. The film dishes up quick, day-brightening …
  • Kavanaugh allegation tests support of Republican women 22 Sep 2018 08:48 CTV News Juana Summers, Nicholas Riccardi and Julie Pace, The Associated Press Published Friday, September 21, 2018 9:25AM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 21, 2018 9:27AM EDT GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- For women like Jayne A. Cordes, the steady stream of …
  • Trump administration moves $260M from cancer research, other programs to help pay for custody of immigrant children 22 Sep 2018 08:37 WHNT WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration is planning to shift more than $260 million to cover the rising cost and strain of housing thousands of undocumented immigrant children in their custody – including millions of dollars from programs like cancer …
  • Zika Vaccine May Help in Fight Against Brain Cancer, Study Says 22 Sep 2018 08:13 News Max A Zika vaccine was used to target and kill the deadly glioblastoma brain cancer in a study on mice conducted by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. "These findings represent major progress toward developing the Zika vaccine as a safe …
  • El Salvadoran refugees stuck between 2 worlds 22 Sep 2018 06:31 SF Gate AURORA, Colo. (AP) — It's always something. On a rare day off, an Aurora general contractor gets a call from a worker telling him they don't have the right equipment for the tedious task of removing the aging popcorn insulation from a ceiling at a …
  • Is Meghan Markle Pregnant? 22 Sep 2018 05:03 Cosmopolitan NOPE! Advertisement - Continue Reading Below While nothing will be more exciting than finding out that Suits star-turned-literal-Duchess Meghan Markle is expecting her first child with her extremely doting husband Prince Harry...y'all. She's not …
  • Science Fair 22 Sep 2018 04:31 Houston Press https://images1.houstonpress.com/imager/u/original/10860122/263856h1.jpg Cristina Costantini Darren Foster By Alan Scherstuhl It's comic, at times, how little science there is in Science Fair, Cristina Costantini and Darren …
  • Fighting brain cancer with the Zika virus 22 Sep 2018 04:29 Medical News Today Glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer, is incredibly hard to treat. According to a recent series of experiments, it might soon be treated with the Zika virus vaccine. On the surface, the Zika virus appears to have little in common with glioblastoma, an …
  • Wovenware is making AI to track disease-carrying mosquitoes in Puerto Rico 22 Sep 2018 04:15 VentureBeat It’s been roughly a year since Hurricane Maria — the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record — devastated the island of Puerto Rico. The storm killed more than 2,900 people, left millions of homes and businesses without power, and caused an …
  • Kenya lifts ban on lesbian film ‘Rafiki,’ giving it Oscar eligibility 21 Sep 2018 18:51 Washington Blade Sheila Munyiva and Samantha Mugatsia in “Rafiki’ (Screenshot via YouTube) Kenya’s ban on the film “Rafiki” has been lifted temporarily making it eligible for consideration at the Academy Awards. “Rafiki” tells the story of two women Kena (Samantha Muatsia …
  • Kavanaugh Allegation Tests Support Of GOP Women In Colorado And Elsewhere 21 Sep 2018 17:59 KUNC For women like Jayne A. Cordes, the steady stream of investigations in Washington is exhausting. That's why, when Christine Blasey Ford came forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her more than three decades ago …
  • ‘Rafiki’: Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Film, Qualifying It for Oscar Submission 21 Sep 2018 17:14 Indie Wire In a windfall for LGBT rights in Kenya, the country’s High Court announced Friday a temporary lift on “Rafiki,” a lesbian film from filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May. “Rafiki” debuted in the Un Certain Regard section …
  • West Nile Virus shows up south of Marietta 21 Sep 2018 15:21 Daily Ardmoreite By Rhiannon Saegert / rhiannon.saegert@ardmoreite.com Friday Sep 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM A recent recorded instance of West Nile Virus in Gainesville, Texas, might be cause for concern, but, mosquito season is mercifully almost over. The Gainesville …
  • Jamia professor wins women scientist's prize 21 Sep 2018 15:21 Milli Gazette Jamia Millia Islam faculty member, Dr. Shama Parveen, to receive prestigious Sayeeda Begum Women Scientist Prize 2018 to be presented by Hon’ble Vice President of India Dr. Shama Parveen, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in …
  • Kavanaugh allegation tests support of GOP women 21 Sep 2018 07:59 The Republic GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — For women like Jayne A. Cordes, the steady stream of investigations in Washington is exhausting. That’s why, when Christine Blasey Ford came forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her more …
  • VIFF in a Jiff: Eleven More Film Fest Reviews (in Culture) 21 Sep 2018 05:40 Tyee Hello, my name is Dorothy Woodend. I am your friendly neighbourhood film critic. By day I watch films, and at night I also watch films. Sometimes I get tired but then something comes along, be it a chin-dropping documentary or a VR installation that blows …
  • Wellington professor named as Ministry’s chief science advisor 21 Sep 2018 02:46 Scoop News from MBIW The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced the appointment of Professor Gary Evans to the role of Chief Science Advisor for MBIE. “We’re thrilled to welcome Professor Gary Evans, a highly respected chemist …
  • September is Preparedness Month 21 Sep 2018 01:08 Tulsa Beacon In recognition of September’s National Preparedness Month, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is spotlighting its Emergency Preparedness and Response Service (EPRS) and its role in coordinating public health and medical system emergency …
  • Suburban women wrestle with Kavanaugh allegations 20 Sep 2018 23:08 WFED GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — For women like Jayne A. Cordes, the steady stream of investigations in Washington is exhausting. That’s why, when Christine Blasey Ford came forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her …
  • Trump admin to move $260M from cancer research, HIV/AIDS and other programs for migrant child-custody costs 20 Sep 2018 21:34 WYFF WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to shift more than $260 million to cover the rising cost and strain of housing thousands of undocumented immigrant children in the government's custody — including millions of dollars for programs from …