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August 31, 2016

NSF Funds New Cognitive Science Research

Boston University – As part of its BRAIN initiative, the National Science Foundation announced a second series of grants this week awarded to multidisciplinary teams to further explore cognitive and neural systems, including “data-intensive neuroscience and cognitive science.”

August 31, 2016

What Obama Leaves Behind

GenomeWeb – President Obama will leave office in less than six months, so Nature News has set out to explore what kind of legacy he leaves behind for such issues as climate change, biomedicine, scientific integrity, space research, and more.

August 31, 2016

GMO mosquitoes to fight Zika opposed by Fla. Keys residents

NBC2 – The need for an effective mosquito solution has never been more urgent as the Zika virus continues to spread across Florida. But scientist say there is a solution. Oxitec has created genetically modified mosquitoes, designed to wipe out disease-carrying mosquitoes.