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 …Continue Reading