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Research News Release

Public Release: 14-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Science
Accelerated protons confirm origin of cosmic rays
A new study offers conclusive evidence that cosmic ray protons within our galaxy are accelerated in the shock waves produced by supernovae. The research appears in the Feb. 15, 2013, issue of the journal Science.

Contact: Natasha Pinol
npinol@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 14-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Nature Communications
Bilingual babies know their grammar by 7 months
Babies as young as seven months can distinguish between, and begin to learn, two languages with vastly different grammatical structures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes.

Contact: Brian Lin
brian.lin@ubc.ca
604-818-5685
University of British Columbia

Public Release: 14-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Science
Mood-modifying drugs for humans also alter fish behavior
Pharmaceutical drugs that end up in the world's waterways after being excreted, flushed and treated at wastewater treatment plants may lead to unexpected ecological impacts, according to a new study of wild European perch.

Contact: Natasha Pinol
npinol@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 14-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Science
Proof: Cosmic rays come from exploding stars
A new study from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope confirms what scientists have long suspected: Cosmic rays – energetic particles that pelt Earth from all directions – are born in the violent aftermath of supernovas, exploding stars throughout the galaxy.
NASA, US Department of Energy, Fermi LAT

Contact: Andy Freeberg
afreeberg@slac.stanford.edu
650-926-4359
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Public Release: 14-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Roots of language in human and bird biology
The neuroanatomy of human speech and bird song share structural features, behaviors and now gene expression patterns.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact: Ashley Yeager
ashley.yeager@duke.edu
919-681-8057
Duke University

Award Announcement

Public Release: 13-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Research article coauthored by Pitt professor named best article of the year by Science
A paper in the prestigious journal Science coauthored by University of Pittsburgh physicist Sergey Frolov has garnered him and his colleagues the 2012 Newcomb Cleveland Prize, an annual honor awarded to the author or authors of the best research article or report appearing in Science, which is published weekly by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The prize carries with it a cash award of $25,000.

Contact: B. Rose Huber
rhuber@pitt.edu
412-624-4356
University of Pittsburgh

Public Release: 4-Dec-2012
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
2012 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award goes to Fukushima nuclear catastrophe investigator Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa
Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, M.D., Chairman of the Health and Global Policy Institute, Academic Fellow of Graduate Research Institute of Policy Studies, Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo, and former President of the Science Council of Japan, has been named to receive the 2012 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: Katharine Zambon
kzambon@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 3-Dec-2012
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
INRS: Professor Federico Rosei elected AAAS Fellow in recognition of his meritorious efforts to advance science
In recognition of his meritorious efforts to advance science, Professor Federico Rosei, Director of the INRS Energy Materials Telecommunications Research Centre, was elected as a Fellow by his peers in the Association for the Advancement of Science. In particular, his outstanding contribution to the understanding of the physical and chemical properties of surfaces and interfaces was recognized. Dr. Rosei will receive this prestigious honor at the induction ceremony for new Fellows.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 29-Nov-2012
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
4 PNNL scientists elected AAAS fellows
Four Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their efforts to advance science or its applications. The PNNL honorees and the AAAS sections that elected them are: Nigel Browning, physics; Allison Campbell, chemistry; Anthony Peurrung, physics; and Douglas Ray, chemistry.

Contact: Mary Beckman
mary.beckman@pnnl.gov
509-375-3688
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 29-Nov-2012
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
4 from University of Cincinnati named AAAS Fellows
University of Cincinnati (UC) President Santa Ono, PhD, and three other UC faculty have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: Dama Ewbank
dama.ewbank@uc.edu
513-558-4519
University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center

Public Release: 29-Nov-2012
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
6 faculty named Fellows of AAAS
Six Penn State faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
aem1@psu.edu
814-865-9481
Penn State

Public Release: 29-Nov-2012
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
7 University of Tennessee faculty named AAAS Fellows
From cave art to clean water to nuclear security, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty are being recognized for their teaching and research in a variety of disciplines.

Contact: Whitney Heins
wheins@utk.edu
865-974-5460
University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Meeting Announcement

Public Release: 17-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Meeting: Project aims to predict yield potential to help global food security
Resolving the debate over how best to feed a growing global population requires basic information about current and potential yields at local levels around the world, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln agronomist said.

Contact: Ken Cassman
kcassman1@unl.edu
402-472-5554
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Public Release: 17-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
UNL physicist discusses high-order harmonic generation at AAAS
The research could eventually open new applications in a wide range of fields including nanotechnology and life sciences.

Contact: Anthony Starace
astarace@unl.edu
402-472-2795
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Public Release: 17-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS symposium to highlight potential of global nuclear test-ban monitoring system
Experts in the science behind detecting nuclear tests will be speaking at a symposium on Feb. 17, 2013 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston, United States. The symposium will highlight the potential of the International Monitoring System of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, built to scan the globe for signs of a nuclear explosion.

Contact: Thomas Mützelburg
thomas.muetzelburg@ctbto.org
43-699-145-96375
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear‑Test‑Ban Treaty Organization

Public Release: 15-Feb-2013
2013 AAAS Annual Meeting
Einstein researchers present on imaging advances
John Condeelis, Ph.D., and Robert Singer, Ph.D., of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will describe their imaging research at the AAAS Annual Meeting.

Contact: Kim Newman
sciencenews@einstein.yu.edu
718-430-3101
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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