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R&D Earmarks in the FY 2010 Budget by Agency

Late last month, the House appropriations committee adopted 302(b) subcommittee allocations (PDF), which govern spending levels for each of the twelve appropriations bills.

Science can be a powerful tool for parents and educators seeking to persuade middle-school students not to drink alcohol, says a new book from AAAS.

The America COMPETES Act supports the innovative research and excellence in science and mathematics education that are essential to keeping the United States “at the forefront of technological development and economic growth,” AAAS said in a letter urging the reauthorization of the act.

Teens are fascinated by their brains, the way they work, change, and even “freeze” sometimes. The AAAS Science Inside Alcohol Project recommends that parents, teachers and caregivers use that fascination to engage middle- and high school students this holiday season in a discussion of why they shouldn’t drink alcohol.