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  • Date: 12/21/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Public communication on health issues on the Internet is not only a matter of popularization of medical information. It deeply deals with narration, conversation and dialogue, which are typical values in the Web 2.0. This interview will emphasize that blogs, forums, wiki are new ways in which population has been reconstructing and integrating ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Marketing Materials
    These 16 articles offer a gentle introduction to nano science and technology, and can be used as marketing pieces for discussing nano with the press during NanoDays or other nano event promotion. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Research Products
    As middle school students gain independence, they often phase out of organized sports or old interests. Many of these students don't have other opportunities for regular physical activity, especially if they are left unsupervised afterschool. Further, many of these youth are gaining access to cigarettes, alcohol and other substances for the first ... »
  • Date: 09/21/2010
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this paper we analyze the coverage of the pandemic influenza caused by the A (H1N1) virus by the main Brazilian TV news. Jornal Nacional (JN) – which can be roughly translated with National News – reaches an average of 25 million people throughout the country daily. We have observed that the attention cycle given to the new flu by JN lasted ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    "Human +" is a collaboration among the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), NSF Quality of Life Technology Engineering Research Center (QoLT ERC) of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), and the Institute for Learning Innovation. The project will engage engineers, educators, ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    In April 2009, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) opened an innovative human biology exhibition with a focus on health: Expedition Health. The visitor experience is themed around a climb up Mount Evans—one of Colorado’s well known “fourteeners” (14,258 feet in elevation). The exhibition utilizes nine real‐life Coloradans as “ ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Summative
    From January - August 2010, the Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center's (KAYSC) Podcast Crew worked to develop five video podcasts to supplement the Disease Detectives exhibition. Four of these podcasts focused broadly on infectious diseases and one podcast was an overview of the KAYSC. Funded through a SEPA grant from the National Institute of ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Narottam Sahoo, senior scientist at Gujarat Science City (GSC), Ahmedabad, India, describes several programs at GSC that address the United Nations Millennium Development Goals through inquiry-based activities. The programs relate to biodiversity, public health, and the nature of science. ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Derek Fish, director at the Unizul Science Centre, Richards Bay, South Africa, Graham Walker, doctoral candidate at the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University, Canberra, and Barbara Streicher executive manager at Association ScienceCenterNetwork, Vienna, Austria, describe the work at two science ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Finarya Legoh, executive director of Pusat Peragaan Iptek—Science & Technology Centre of Indonesia (PP-IPTEK) in Jakarta, explains the Bird Flu Awareness Program, which aimed to inspire behavior change related to a global issue in a local context. The project included a permanent exhibition, workshops, and trainings. Legoh ... »