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Canada Has High Public Science Knowledge, Attitudes, Engagement A new expert panel report, Science Culture: Where Canada Stands, released by the Council of Canadian Academies, helps to paint the clearest picture of Canada’s science culture and science culture support system in 25 years. The expert panel who conducted the assessment found Canadians excel in public science knowledge, attitudes and engagement; however they also determined there is room for improvement in some areas, including skills development.“Overall, our 14-member expert panel found that Canadians perform well across a range of science culture indicators,” said Arthur Carty, Chair of the Expert Panel. “It is important that we continue to strive for a society that looks to science to inform decisions and to broaden our world view.”Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/canada-has-high-public-science-knowledge-attitudes-engagement

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Canada Has High Public Science Knowledge, Attitudes, Engagement

A new expert panel report, Science Culture: Where Canada Stands, released by the Council of Canadian Academies, helps to paint the clearest picture of Canada’s science culture and science culture support system in 25 years. The expert panel who conducted the assessment found Canadians excel in public science knowledge, attitudes and engagement; however they also determined there is room for improvement in some areas, including skills development.

“Overall, our 14-member expert panel found that Canadians perform well across a range of science culture indicators,” said Arthur Carty, Chair of the Expert Panel. “It is important that we continue to strive for a society that looks to science to inform decisions and to broaden our world view.”

Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/canada-has-high-public-science-knowledge-attitudes-engagement

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Tom Frisina with a TOPO model personal robot, 1983. The robot was designed by Androbot Inc. to perform every day tasks around the house. TOPO did not contain an internal microprocessor and could receive commands through an external PC such as an Apple II. TOPO retailed for $795 and sold approximately 1,000 copies before it was replaced by the BOB in 1984.

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Tom Frisina with a TOPO model personal robot, 1983. The robot was designed by Androbot Inc. to perform every day tasks around the house. TOPO did not contain an internal microprocessor and could receive commands through an external PC such as an Apple II. TOPO retailed for $795 and sold approximately 1,000 copies before it was replaced by the BOB in 1984.