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Solar research: NASA sounding rocket instrument spots signatures of long-sought small solar flares
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 07:46

Like most solar sounding rockets, the second flight of the FOXSI instrument -- short for Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager -- lasted 15 minutes, with...

Universities introducing term limits for Canada Research Chairs to meet diversity targets
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:38

The University of Ottawa, which has frequently fallen short of its targets, says it is now limiting Tier 1 chairs to two terms as a way to get new aca...

Singapore to host Alibaba research lab
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:25

WITH a fresh, bold move, Alibaba Group is set to extend its influence across Singapore and the world over. The Business Times

Mangy thieves steal research cameras, important data on wombats
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:49

Cameras containing vital data to help improve the lives of wombats suffering from mange are stolen from research areas outside Canberra. ...

School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 22:07

Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers within the...

Top research honour for NZ supervolcano expert Colin Wilson
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:26

A veteran volcanologist has won New Zealand's top research honour for his work on explosive supervolcanoes and the threat they pose to us.Victoria Uni...

Navajo Nation reconsiders ban on genetic research
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 04:46

Tribal leaders are developing a policy for genetic research and data sharing, potentially ending a 15-year moratorium.Nature News doi: 10.1038/natur...

Hurricane mauled PR's renowned Monkey Island research center
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:42

Scientists are racing to save more than 1,000 monkeys following the hurricane. ABC News: Technology

'Transformative' research unrealistic to predict, scientists tell granting agencies
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:05

Research-funding agencies that require scientists to declare at the proposal stage how their projects will be 'transformative' may actually be hinderi...

Multiple research approaches are key to pandemic preparedness
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:14

Preparedness in the face of major disease outbreaks can save thousands of lives. A new article examines the multifaceted nature of effective preparedn...

Fresh Produce – Upgrades from Pedals to Straps - New Goods From One Up, Backcountry Research, Tioga and Sweet Protection.
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:35

One Up Components has new budget pedals, Backcountry Research eliminates the need for a pack, Tioga goes undercover and Ergon gets wings. The post Fr...

Social action may give youth a career edge, education faculty research suggests
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:16

When disadvantaged youth engage in social activism, they tend to have high-status occupations in adulthood, according to researchers. The findings al...

Europe’s Joint Research Centre, although improving, must think bigger
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 02:47

External report criticizes lack of exploratory research.Nature 550 8 doi: 10.1038/550008a Nature News & Comment

Taoiseach will publish all research from new Strategic Communications Unit
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:30

The Taoiseach has committed to publish all research the government commissions through a new Strategic Communications Unit. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

Baby heart images could help reduce miscarriage, Leeds research suggests
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 14:28

One in 10 miscarriages is believed to be caused by the failure of the baby's heart to form normally. BBC News - Health

This AI Assistant Helps Demystify Complex Research
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 22:29

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, Anita Schjøll Brede talked about how artificial intelligence can help...

Research suggests students are biased against female lecturers
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:43

SEXISM is among the prime suspects for the scarcity of female professors. Yet proving that bias against women is widespread in academia—or even exis...

Saury a day keeps the depression at bay: research
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 06:35

People who often eat fish, including so-called blue-backed fish such as saury, face a lower risk of suffering depression than those consuming less, a ...

Hong Kong university renews Boeing partnership as its AI research on aviation expands
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:42

A Hong Kong university has redoubled its commitment to Asia’s booming aviation industry with AI research that can help determine whether damaged...

So, we're ALL aliens? New research suggests that DNA molecules were brought to Earth on meteorites
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:49

(Natural News) A new research suggested that molecules brought to Earth in meteor showers could potentially be converted into the building blocks of D...

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