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18-Aug-2006
Is Pluto a planet? Astronomers vote, JHU takes straw poll
As the International Astronomical Union prepares to vote on a definition of "planet," we've taken a straw poll among astronomers at Johns Hopkins. Here's what they think and why.

Contact: Lisa De Nike
Lde@jhu.edu
443-287-9900
Johns Hopkins University

17-Aug-2006
The Hubble Telescope lets astronomers see deeply into stars
Summer is a great time to sit outside and watch the heavens. The sky is full of stars. You can see planets and constellations if you know when and where to look.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

16-Aug-2006
Young Einsteins at NYAS summer program tackle energy crisis, terrorism and security issues
Bioterrorism and the energy crisis are just some of the topics being tackled by 55 students in the Academy's Science Research Training Program. Now in its 30th year, the eight-week summer program has prepared thousands of high school students for careers in the sciences by training them to do hands-on, scientific research with leading investigators.

Contact: Jennifer Tang
jtang@nyas.org
212-838-0230
New York Academy of Sciences

10-Aug-2006
Mussels grow a thick skin against a crab bully
"Grow thicker skin" is what people tell us when a bully bothers us. Atlantic mussels are even taking the advice and doing so quickly.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

3-Aug-2006
Super-stretchy blood clot fibers
Even though blood is a liquid, when you cut yourself, something amazing happens. Special proteins in your blood link together in chains, forming solid fibers that work their way into a net. This net catches red blood cells, and, voila, you have a blood clot that stops the bleeding.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

31-Jul-2006
Disney's Epcot teams with American Chemical Society to offer chemistry course for kids
Imagine the ideal fun place for kids to learn about science in general and chemistry in particular and what comes to mind? Try Disney World. The American Chemical Society, working with the Disney Institute, is now offering "Everyday Chemistry," a three-hour hands-on course at Epcot for students in grades 4-9.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-4400
American Chemical Society

27-Jul-2006
A natural snake-bite antidote?
Snake bites and bee stings can be either painful or downright deadly, depending on which species is doing the biting, and sometimes whether the person being bitten is allergic to the venom.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

20-Jul-2006
Losing the bees and the flowers
What would a world without bees be like? Well, picnics would be easier -- no bee stings to worry about -- but it would a lot harder to fill that picnic basket. The plants that produce many of our fruits and vegetables depend on bees for pollination. So do plants that give us beautiful wildflowers and food for livestock.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

14-Jul-2006
Controllers prepare for any emergency
The countdown clock is ticking. Tension is mounting at ESOC, ESA's Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany. In just a few days, on 17 July, one of the most important launches of the year will take place from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Contact: Karina De Castris
karina.de.castris@esa.int
39-069-418-0844
European Space Agency

13-Jul-2006
School's in for meerkats
OK, we know that it's the middle of summer and you don't want to think about school yet. But just think of how exciting school would be if one of your classes were all about catching scorpions! That's one of the things young meerkats learn from their teachers, say Alex Thornton and Katherine McAuliffe of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

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