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Report Recommends Reforms to Support Careers of Young Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists, Proposes Solutions to Barriers That Have Slowed Change So Far

April 22, 2018

The congressionally requested report includes recommendations to open career paths inside and outside of academia for early career scientists, broaden responsibility among public and private stakeholders for the future of the research ecosystem, and increase policy experimentation and investment in that research ecosystem, so that scientists are empowered to imagine new and innovative treatment

Malware app infecting thousands of Facebook accounts

April 20, 2018

According to data security firm Radware, hackers are using the malware to harvest user credentials, payment methods and other information stored on Facebook accounts across the world. The malware masquerades as a painting application called Relieve Stress Paint and had infected more than 40,000 Facebook user accounts in a matter of days, the firm said Wednesday.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $105 Million in New Funding to Advance Solar Technologies

April 19, 2018

Under the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), DOE will fund about 70 projects to advance both solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) technologies, as well as facilitate the secure integration of those technologies into the nation’s electricity grid.

The Attitudes, Abilities, and Character of Students in Career and Technical Education

April 19, 2018

Previous research shows that students who select into career and technical education (CTE) tracks have, on average, lower test scores than their peers. Yet that same body of research finds that, after controlling for test scores, CTE course takers have higher high school graduation rates, overall educational attainment, or earnings.

China is "sputniking" the US so the US needs to spread Elon Musk and SpaceX methods

April 19, 2018

The US rocket developers (Lockheed and Boeing) have been the same companies developing a lot of fighter planes and other military systems. The traditional US rocket development has failed to develop new rockets for decades. Elon Musk and SpaceX have shown that rapid technology development and implementation is possible.

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