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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.

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 ...

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 Research in Science Teaching

Sunnyvale - United States

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

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