New Scientist, the magazine, from Reed Business Information, Ltd. (Elsevier, ScienceDirect). Free weekly e-newsletter.
Today in Science History Entertaining. Keeps a calendar of birthdays of famous scientists, as well as yearly major event anniversaries in Science (Ads present)
Today in Science News (Ads present)
Reuters News Reuters.com is a source of all categories of news, perhaps particularly business and financial. Here are the sci-tech subdivisions:
Discover (is a magazine for the public about) "science, technology and the future". has podcasts. Firestone subscribes to the print. It is available to PU via EBSCO and ProQuest and Wilson aggregators.
Discover a new stand-alone website. "Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications announced Monday that it has launched a new Web site dedicated to reporting science and technology news." From the Washington Post Technology, Afternoon edition, 11/09/09
National Geographic Reports news daily. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC. Print copies available at Firestone and Stokes libraries. Available in full text (online) from EBSCO, ProQuest and Wilson. See main catalog.
National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council -- Advisors to the nation on science, engineering and medicine. Friday newsletter, What's New at the National Academies is a free subscription. Top articles from PNAS. Books from National Academies Press. Podcasts and News feeds are available.
National Science Foundation -- grant opportunities, research news, alerts, science & engineering statistics
NPR Science Friday with Ira Flatow. Podcasts, blogs, videos. SciFri is even in Second Life!
University of California. Science Today Science Today is a one minute, 5 X/week radio program carried on CBS affiliates and produced by UC. Topics feature scientific breakthroughs. Full articles are provided in the archive dating back to 2007.