19.01.2012 [Nature.com] - Would you be willing to spend weekends on the yacht of a friendly billionaire in the name of science? Or insist to airport check-in staff that your life-saving research demands that you be upgraded from economy to business class?
19.01.2012 [Nature.com] - Science historian Kendall Hoyt shows that there was once a different way to drive medical progress. In the 1940s and 1950s, focused expertise and goal-oriented collaboration between the military, academia and industry yielded key vaccine innovations
19.01.2012 [Nature.com] - Many people in science would rather not talk about the problem of research misconduct, much less act on it. After all, who directly involved would benefit from a serious crackdown? Certainly not the institutions at which the misconduct takes place
18.01.2012 [Nature.com] - He moved into the new field of polymer science and, with Bruno Zimm, pioneered the theory and use of light scattering to characterize polymer molecules in solution. A postdoctoral position at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York
19.01.2012 [SciDev.Net] - The total science spend of China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam rose steadily between 1999 and 2009 to reach 32 per cent of the global share of spending on science, compared with 31 per cent in
19.01.2012 [Event Magazine] - The Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) has chosen the Science Museum as the host venue for a new exhibition highlighting the best of modern British manufacturing. Titled Make it in Great Britain, the show will run from 24 July to 9
18.01.2012 [SciDev.Net] - [CAIRO] Scientists have been reflecting on the astonishing gains that the Egyptian revolution has delivered them, as the first anniversary of Egypt's Tahrir Square uprising approaches next week (25 January). Over the past year, the science budget has
19.01.2012 [Science Business] - David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, commented: “This agreement is a clear signal that the UK is a great place for high-tech research and that our significant investment in e-infrastructure will drive growth and innovation.
20.01.2012 [The Independent] - Hatherill, through his website Super/Collider, is one of an increasing number of creatives using their contacts and skills in the arts, to find new ways of talking about their first and greatest love: science. "Both Rod Stanley and I were working at
20.01.2012 [The Independent] - In a statement, Professor Ian Owens, the musuem's director of science, said: “We work within the legal and policy boundaries established by politicians and policy makers, and would not participate in any academic or educational boycotts that could
19.01.2012 [Times Higher Education] - Evan Harris, the former Liberal Democrat science spokesman who lost his parliamentary seat in the 2010 general election, said that more independent oversight was needed because universities had a "vested interest" in suppressing cases of malpractice
19.01.2012 [Imperial College London] - Imperial instigated its annual search for science writing talent among its students and school pupils this week, with the launch of this year's Science Challenge competition. The arrival of Science Challenge 2012 was heralded by a reception attended by
19.01.2012 [Nature.com] - On 4 January, John Grunsfeld, the fix-it-man for the Hubble Space Telescope, became the head of NASA's Science Mission Directorate. But the former astronaut is quick to point out that he is an astrophysicist too, having done a cosmic-ray experiment for
18.01.2012 [Nature.com] - Philanthropists will sometimes give large sums of money to support science — but researchers have to learn how to sell themselves first. Asking someone to give you a million dollars is not easy. In 1995, Bruce Walker was seeking philanthropic support
19.01.2012 [Liverpool Daily Post] - LIVERPOOL'S biocampus could become a “Silicon Valley” for the life sciences sector – that's the ambitious aim of the team behind the project. The scheme is being driven by a partnership between the Royal Liverpool Hospital, the University of Liverpool
19.01.2012 [The Next Web] - In 2011, 3 teenage girls swept up the awards at the Google Science Fair. Lauren Hodge, Shree Bose and Naomi Shah were later invited to speak at TEDxWomen about their extraordinary science projects that prove it only takes small lifestyle changes to
19.01.2012 [Bristol24-7] - In keeping with the Robogals mission of encouraging schoolgirls into science, we have been working at Cabot Primary School in St Pauls with a fabulously diverse year six class of 30 pupils. In our weekly afternoon sessions, we have been giving
18.01.2012 [Portsmouth News] - A SCHOOLGIRL with dreams of flying into space has won a scholarship for a prestigious science course in America. Emma Willett, from The Petersfield School, is over the moon to have been chosen as one out of just 10 15 to 18-year-old students in the
19.01.2012 [Chemistry World] - Liyuan Han at the National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, and colleagues have created a novel donor-acceptor type co-adsorbent that increases the efficiency of the photovoltaic cell to 11.4%. 'We have successfully developed a new small
19.01.2012 [The Wharf] - This neat exhibition, packed with fascinating artefacts from the 1910-1912 voyage, aims to redress the balance - with one commentator suggesting that Scott's greatest legacy was founding Antartica as a continent of science. But despite the geology
24.08.2009 Carbon Emissions – Measuring The Risks Life Science Leader Magazine NSF International is pleased to announce the publication of Carbon Emissions – Measuring the Risks, An Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Costs in ... and more.
24.08.2009 by Griffin McElroy This is science, trust us. 360 sales increased 68.54%, due to wizards.*; The DS Lite decreased because it doesn't have a camera in it. Duh. The PS3 didn't do much, as folks are putting off their Sony purchases 'til the Slim drops. ...