Before Father Christmas sets off from the North Pole, he will want to know if his flight will be disrupted by polar lows — storms (pictured) that afflict subpolar seas. Unfortunately for him, the effects of polar lows are not usually included in climate and
Earlier this month the UK government pledged £600 million (US$968 million) to science projects in recognition of the country's need to develop a more high-tech economy to promote sustainable growth. The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) and the UK charity Nesta are urging the
Those wishing to maximize the benefits of public research must require more than free access, says Cameron Neylon — they must facilitate reuse.
Synthetic antibiotic-resistant genes have found their way into microorganisms in Chinese rivers.Min Jin and Jun-Wen Li at the Key Laboratory of Risk Assessment and Control for Environment and Food Safety in Tianjin, China, and their colleagues extracted microbes from the water of six rivers.
Northwestern Health Sciences University is seeking candidates for the position of President. The search is being managed by The Chandler Group, who worked closely with a University search committee and key University stakeholders to develop the position profile.
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