In both the UK and US, the past year has seen an unprecedented increase in enrollments on university courses due to the global economic crisis and the eagerness for many to gain new skills and ultimately make themselves more employable. Marking Thoreau’s 200th birthday, Harvard University Herbaria will post images of more than 800 plants the author and naturalist collected, part of a larger digitization effort. The 22nd Annual Meeting for the Society of Conservation Biology will be held in Tennessee, United States, from July 13 to July 17, 2008. For science enthusiasts who are looking to further enrich their knowledge base, I highly recommend this magazine.
Enrollees in Medicaid reported in a nationwide survey that they’re largely satisfied with the health care they receive under the program, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Scientists can’t remove 10 pieces a year because we don’t know how to clean up even one,” Nicholas Johnson told Science News. While the new fuel and emission standards for cars and trucks will save billions of barrels of oil, they are expected to cost consumers an extra US$1,300 (S$1,950) per vehicle by the time the plan is complete in 2016.
A wonderful magazine, chock full of interesting, up to date science stories/news that appeals to both the layman and the science enthusiast. Now that we have entered a new year, we want to share and celebrate some of your 2016 highlights in the best way we know how: through numbers. However only those who read a news blog or watched a news channel would have known not to go ahead and book any last minute flights.
There will be short courses and lectures from experts on the topics such as water trading, pricing models, risk management, monitoring water quality and water economics during the three-day program. After inventing a machine that helps decode DNA, Hood spent a lot of his long, rambling career trying to combine all branches of science, from biology and physics to engineering and computer science. Editor’s Note—A column written by Eva Emerson, the magazine’s editor-in-chief, that usually highlights the current issue’s prime topics. In 2000, he left his research job at a university to cofound the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle.
The Department congratulates Dr Carl ‘Brien on being made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the management of internationally-shared fisheries in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2017. As time goes by, it’s becoming less and less uncanny how traditional and folk medicine seems to have a grasp on the nutritional properties of food better than modern science has in the past. Though science has brought in welcome changes it has also ushered in countless evils and horrors.