Protecting the autonomy of scientific research organizations: The Tribune India

Protecting the autonomy of scientific research organizations: The Tribune India

Dinesh C. Sharma Scientific commentator The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) prepared by experts from Yale University ranked India at the lowest position in the ranking given to 180 countries. The index is based on countries’ performance on 40 indicators in 11 categories, such as climate change, environmental health and ecosystem vitality. As it happens with such global rankings where…

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To understand the impact of racism on health, an epidemiologist suggests going beyond conventional methods | Science

To understand the impact of racism on health, an epidemiologist suggests going beyond conventional methods | Science

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many vulnerabilities in healthcare, including how structural racism has created the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on marginalized groups. Age-adjusted infection, hospitalization and death rates for people of color in the United States were higher than those for white Americans, for example. A big question for health researchers is how to measure structural…

Hooley on Kamm's Corners offers entertainment, food and family fun: A Place in the Sun

Hooley on Kamm’s Corners offers entertainment, food and family fun: A Place in the Sun

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Get ready to party. Hooley on Kamm’s Corners returns from noon on June 18. As is customary, vehicular traffic will be prohibited on Lorain Avenue from Rocky River Drive east to West 165th Street in the West Park neighborhood of Cleveland throughout the day due to the street festival. Early weather reports are calling for sunshine and high temperatures approaching 70, which is…

Researchers Create Graphic Novel to Stimulate Discussion on Inequality in Computing

Researchers Create Graphic Novel to Stimulate Discussion on Inequality in Computing

Who teaches computer science at school? While a growing number of schools offer some form of computer classes or after-school programs, these offerings are still much more common in well-resourced districts than those that primarily serve disadvantaged students, and more boys than girls follow them. It’s a question that two UCLA researchers, Jane Margolis and Jean Ryoo, have addressed in their…

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LILLEY: Trudeau follows political science on mandates

LILLEY: Trudeau follows political science on mandates

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Canada Publication date : June 13, 2022 • 7 hours ago • 3 minute read • 14 comments Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the second plenary of leaders during the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 10, 2022. Photo by MIKE BLAKE /Reuters Content of the article Justin Trudeau has COVID. It doesn’t appear that…

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Reviews | A real congressional gun reform bill? Maybe it's just

Reviews | A real congressional gun reform bill? Maybe it’s just

Placeholder while loading article actions Defying nearly universal skepticism, a group of Democratic and Republican senators released a framework for a proposal to respond to the latest mass shootings. But even if it were to become law as is, no one seriously concerned about the monumental toll of gun violence would come close to being satisfied. Much of what is proposed does not directly affect…

Soil Science Microbiology

IntroductionSoil microbes and nutrient cyclesSoil types and their microbial communitiesReferences Bacteria and other microorganisms are abundant in soils and deep within the soil and play essential roles in the global ecosystem through various biochemical processes, particularly nitrogen fixation. Bacteria and archaea are the most abundant microorganisms in soil, alongside many species of fungi,…

The real science of Jurassic World Dominion explained: How accurate is it?

The real science of Jurassic World Dominion explained: How accurate is it?

This article contains spoilers for Jurassic World Dominion. Jurassic World DominionPseudoscience has many flaws that stray from realism or accuracy. The jurassic park The franchise has never been praised for its scientific accuracy. Even his basic concept – the idea that dinosaur DNA could be stored in amber in the first place – is somewhat of a stretch; the preservative properties of amber have…

Research Reveals Science Behind This Plant's Blue Berries

Research Reveals Science Behind This Plant’s Blue Berries

Lantana strigocamara in the Ramaley greenhouse on the CU Boulder campus. Credit: Patrick Campbell/CU Boulder On a beautiful fall day in 2019, Miranda Sinnott-Armstrong was walking down Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, when something caught her eye: a small, particularly shiny blue fruit, on a shrub known as Lantana strigocamare. While its tiny clusters of pink, yellow and orange flowers and…

Steve Stricker thought A LOT about LIV Golf. It's worth listening to.

Steve Stricker thought A LOT about LIV Golf. It’s worth listening to.

By: Nick Piastowski June 10, 2022 Dustin Johnson and Steve Stricker last year after USA won the Ryder Cup. Getty Images “The second biggest story in golf this week is over in London,” the reporter said. “Yeah,” said Steve Stricker. And that’s how most of those exchanges went. Player questions about the new Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational series, which kicked off this week in England. And…

Scientists seek to expand field of eDNA research 'without stifling creativity'

Scientists seek to expand field of eDNA research ‘without stifling creativity’

Environment | Search | Science | UW News Blog June 9, 2022 Research scientist Maya Garber-Yonts, left, and postdoctoral researcher Erin D’Agnese work in the lab as part of the new eDNA collaboration at UW.Eily Andruszkiewicz Allan A new effort at the University of Washington aims to accelerate eDNA research by supporting existing projects and creating a network of practitioners to advance the…

June 9-12: Live arts, music, shows and entertainment in and around Manchester

June 9-12: Live arts, music, shows and entertainment in and around Manchester

This week’s roundup of live entertainment in and around Manchester is brought to you by A. Robert Dionne of Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. Email your entertainment events to rob@majestictheatre.net for review. Be sure to add your events to the InkLink Community Calendar for possible inclusion in the live radio report on WMNH 95.3 (The Morning Show with Peter White – “World of Entertainment”…

Monroe educator is Connecticut college science teacher of the year

Monroe educator is Connecticut college science teacher of the year

MONROE, CT – Melissa Carter grew up in Monroe and embarked on a 19-year teaching career after graduating from Masuk High School in the Class of 1998. In the Monroe Public School District, she is one of the first teachers to establish the Jockey Hollow Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy 11 years ago. Carter’s work has not gone unnoticed. This year, she was honored by the…

UM's Cavinder twins are proof that NIL can benefit female athletes

UM’s Cavinder twins are proof that NIL can benefit female athletes

Haley Cavinder (left) and her twin sister Hanna (right) announced their transfer from Fresno State to the University of Miami. They are social media sensations with four million TikTok followers and 800,000 Instagram followers. Eric Paul Zamora Fresno Bee via AP The one-year anniversary of the NCAA’s relaxed NIL policy is just weeks away and depending on who you ask, it’s either the best thing…

On Broadway, more visibility, yes, but also an invisible threat | Entertainment News

On Broadway, more visibility, yes, but also an invisible threat | Entertainment News

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — At a luncheon for Tony Award nominees last month, veteran theater producer Ron Simons looked around and smiled. It seemed appropriate that the gathering took place at The Rainbow Room. “I can guarantee you that I haven’t seen so many people of color represented in every category of the Tony Awards,” he recalled. “It was a multipurpose…

Start a career in data science

Start a career in data science

Although genetics training is highly transferable, transitioning out of academia can present many challenges. We interviewed Tara Zeynep Baris to discuss her transition from college to a career in data science. Baris earned his Ph.D. in evolutionary genomics at the University of Miami. Desiring flexibility and a diverse workload, Baris pursued data science through a postgraduate training…

Scientific links of the week » Explorersweb

Scientific links of the week » Explorersweb

A passion for the natural world drives many of our adventures. And when we’re not really outdoors, we like to dive into the discoveries of the places we live and travel. Here are some of the best natural history links we found this week. Scientists use YouTube to study elephants: There are many stories of elephants mourning their dead, but very few scientific accounts exist. Studying their…

$1 billion has been lost in cryptocurrency scams since 2021

$1 billion has been lost in cryptocurrency scams since 2021

Cryptocurrency scammers have stolen more than $1 billion from 46,000 people since the start of 2021, according to a new report from the Federal Trade Commission. fraud - more than any other payment method. The median individual reported a loss of $2,600. The vast majority of those who said they were scammed used Bitcoin to pay the scammers, at 70%, followed by Tether and Ether. Victims tend to be…

To boost basic science in South Korea, look at values, not just budgets

To boost basic science in South Korea, look at values, not just budgets

When the Korean War ended in 1953, South Korea faced the dual challenge of rebuilding its devastated cities and modernizing its largely agrarian economy. He bet on becoming a fast and agile developer of already profitable technologies. Industrial infrastructure – including the construction of highways and light-water nuclear reactors producing cheap electricity – led to remarkably rapid economic…

Self-driving automakers' first step to making money isn't robotaxis

Self-driving automakers’ first step to making money isn’t robotaxis

A WeRide robotaxi with medical supplies heads towards Liwan District on June 4, 2021, in southern China’s Guangzhou city. Daily of the Southern Metropolis | Visual Group China | Getty Images BEIJING — While governments may be wary of driverless cars, people want to buy the technology and companies want to cash in. It’s a market for a limited version of self-driving technology that helps drivers…