News from society in science A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 20, 2016, 12:00 ET

40 of Nation's Brightest High School Seniors Named Intel Science Talent Search 2016 Finalists

 Intel Corporation and the Society for Science & the Public today recognized 40 U.S. high school seniors as finalists in the Intel Science...

Jan 06, 2016, 12:00 ET

Intel Science Talent Search 2016 Announces 300 U.S. High School Semifinalists for 75th Anniversary Year

 Three hundred high school seniors will be named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2016, a program of Society for Science &...

Dec 15, 2015, 09:53 ET

Science News releases Top 25 list of most important science stories of 2015

Science News, a publication of Society for Science & the Public, today announced the Top 25 most important science stories of the year. Stories...

Oct 13, 2015, 11:00 ET

Society for Science & the Public and Broadcom Foundation sign multi-year sponsorship extension for Broadcom MASTERS®

Society for Science & the Public today announced that Broadcom Foundation extended its sponsorship of the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied...

Sep 16, 2015, 10:37 ET

Society for Science & the Public launches "Science News in High Schools" program

Society for Science & the Public launched the Science News in High Schools program this week, as part of a larger commitment to create a more...

Sep 09, 2015, 07:00 ET

Society for Science & the Public Launches Campaign to Identify Title Sponsor of the Science Talent Search, the Nation's Most Prestigious STEM Competition

 Society for Science & the Public (the Society) announced today they are seeking a new title sponsor for the Science Talent Search, the...

Dec 16, 2014, 15:28 ET

Friends of Science calls upon Charities to withdraw "A Costly Diagnosis" Report on Grounds of Faulty Model and Misleading Content

CALGARY, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Friends of Science Society is calling upon the Pembina Foundation for Environmental Research and Education to...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

Intel Science Talent Search Triples Top Award Amounts For 2015

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS - The Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public and the nation's oldest and most...

Oct 09, 2014, 12:59 ET
Planetary scientist and Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ will draw lessons from astronomical bloopers throughout history during his free public presentation at Centennial Hall on the campus of the University of Arizona, Tucson, at 7 pm on Thursday, November 13th. Photo by Fr. Don Doll SJ. (PRNewsFoto/American Astronomical Society)

Prize-Winning Vatican Astronomer to Speak in Tucson November 13th

 Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ of the Vatican Observatory will give a free public lecture on Thursday evening, 13 November 2014, on the University...

Jun 26, 2014, 23:46 ET
Data set: Remote Sensing Systems satellite lower troposphere global temperatures. (PRNewsFoto/Friends of Science Society)

New Friends of Science Billboard Stirs Climate Change Controversy and Challenges Greenpeace and Pembina Institute Claims on Global Warming

CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After a media firestorm over their first billboard that said "The sun is the main driver of climate change....

Jun 12, 2014, 12:34 ET

Society for Science & the Public Appoints Maya Ajmera CEO and Publisher

H. Robert Horvitz, chairman of the Board of Trustees at Society for Science & the Public, today announced the appointment of veteran...

Jun 06, 2014, 06:00 ET

Society of Voice Arts and Sciences™ Announces the 1st Annual Voice Arts™ Awards

 At last, one of the hardest working groups of professionals in the entertainment industry is finally getting some well-deserved recognition!...

Apr 22, 2013, 16:26 ET

Nine Society for Science & the Public Science Fair Alumni Participate in the Third White House Science Fair

Nine Society for Science & the Public (SSP) science fair alumni attended the third White House Science Fair today where President Obama honored...

Oct 25, 2012, 06:00 ET

Fomento de los investigadores jóvenes a partir de un importante donativo

 El emprendedor suizo y filántropo Dr. Branco Weiss, muerto en el 2010, recordó a la organización Society in Science - The...

Oct 25, 2012, 06:00 ET

La promotion des jeunes chercheurs soutenue par un don majeur

Le Dr. Branco Weiss, entrepreneur et mécène suisse décédé en 2010, n'a pas oublié l'organisation Society in...

Oct 25, 2012, 06:00 ET

La promoción de jóvenes investigadores cuenta con el respaldo de una importante donación

El empresario y filántropo suizo, el doctor Branco Weiss, que murió en 2010, ha recordado a la organización Society...

Oct 25, 2012, 06:00 ET

Promoção de Jovens Pesquisadores Sustentada por Importante Doação

O empreendedor e filantropo suíço Dr. Branco Weiss, que morreu em 2010, lembrou-se da organização Society in Science - The...

Oct 25, 2012, 06:00 ET

Nachwuchsförderung mit Grossspende unterstützt

Der 2010 verstorbene Schweizer Unternehmer und Philanthrop Dr. Branco Weiss hat die Organisation Society in Science - The Branco Weiss...

Oct 25, 2012, 06:00 ET

Promotion of Young Researchers Supported by Major Donation

Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. Branco Weiss, who died in 2010, has remembered the organization Society in Science - The Branco...

Oct 25, 2012, 06:00 ET

Promotion of Young Researchers Supported by Major Donation

Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. Branco Weiss, who died in 2010, has remembered the organization Society in Science - The Branco...