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Forensic dentistry, pharmacology, oral pathology explored in CDA Presents lectures - CDA (California Dental Association)


CDA (California Dental Association)
More than 150 lectures and workshops for dentists and their teams are lined up for CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry Sept. 6-8 in San Francisco. Nearly all courses are eligible for C.E. credit and span topics in clinical care, practice ...

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

11 states sue to stop association health plans - MD Linx (press release)


MD Linx (press release)
Eleven states and the District of Columbia have sued the federal government over its proposed final rule to allow for association health plans that get around the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) mandate to provide essential benefits. ADVERTISEMENT ...

National Association for Objectivity in Science about Evolution

United States

Promotes teaching of critical thinking about the theory of evolution.

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National Association for Research in Science Teaching
United States

Concerned with improving science teaching and learning through research. Offers news, events, conference and membership information.

Science, Evolution and Creationism
United States

Book of this title from the National Academy of Sciences covering the evolutionary process, the evidence for biological evolution, and creationist perspectives. It is available to buy or can be downloaded free of charge.

Evolution and Nature of Science Institute
United States

Lessons for teaching evolution and the nature of science in high school biology.

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science
United States

Summarizes the overwhelming observational evidence for evolution and suggests effective ways of teaching the subject for teachers, other educators, and policy makers who design, deliver, and oversee classroom instruction in biology.

Science Odyssey: Human Evolution
United States

Offers an activity which shows the major hominid species discovered to date, when they lived, and how they might be related to each other.

Teaching Evolution and the Nature of Science
United States

Online book for teachers provided by the National Academy of Sciences.

Evolution Resources from the National Acadamies
United States

Books (some with full online versions), position statements, and research papers.

Evolution and the Nature of Science Institutes (ENSI/SENSI)
United States

Offers a collection of classroom lessons to help high school biology teachers more effectively teach basic concepts in the areas of evolution and the nature of science.

National Center for Science Education
United States

Clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and certain other theories out.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
United States

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." With an annual budget of about $6.9 billion (FY 2010), we are the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. In many fields such