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Salt: the new Tobacco?

The UK Department of Health announced this week that the salt reduction programme introduced ten years ago is working. The average Brit consumes 1.5g less… Läs mer

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2012-06-29 |

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2022-01-10

105 science academies release joint statement ahead of…

Population growth and global consumption must be addressed urgently, says the IAP, the body representing the world’s 105 scientific academies. In a rare joint statement… Läs mer

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2012-06-15 |

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2022-01-10

An Olympic Molecule

Researchers have synthesised Olympicene, a new molecule in the shape of the Olympic Rings. Läs mer

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2012-06-01 |

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2022-01-10

A busy week for “Open Access”

There has been a lot happening in the fight for open access in recent weeks. The Wellcome Trust, one of the world’s largest research funding… Läs mer

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2012-05-25 |

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2022-01-10

Mock funeral for Science

A dramatic protest by scientists was staged in Westminster, London on Tuesday. At a mock Victorian funeral over 100 scientists, mainly organic chemists, carried a… Läs mer

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2012-05-18 |

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2022-01-10

Oklahoma rejects anti-science bill

Many news articles and blog posts (including on the VA blog) are written about the rise of creationism in American schools. It was therefore heart-warming… Läs mer

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2012-05-11 |

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2022-01-10

Scientists’ video appeal to protesters

Researchers hope that dialogue and communication will prevent the destruction of their experiments. A group of scientists at Rothamstead Research in the UK are conducting a… Läs mer

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2012-05-04 |

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2022-01-10

Scientists and Adventurers: a new kind of partnership

White water rafting your sort of thing? How about hiking, biking, gliding or snow-boarding? Just about any activity that takes you into the great outdoors… Läs mer

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2012-04-27 |

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2022-01-10

Public engagement at the Zoo: does it work?

Zoos are great; everyone loves them, especially children. They attract thousands of visitors from all social classes, age-groups and walks of life. Does this mean… Läs mer

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2012-04-18 |

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2022-01-10

What do Americans think? NSF Science and Engineering…

The National Science Foundation in the USA has published its 2012 edition of Science and Engineering indicators. Chapter 7 of this enormous publication is about… Läs mer

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2012-01-27 |

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2022-01-10

2012: A happy new year for science?

2012 is going to be a turbulent year financially and politically. What does it have in store for science? Here is a small selection of… Läs mer

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2012-01-09 |

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2022-01-10

Danish Board of Technology threatened with closure

The Danish Board of Technology (DBT) is an internationally renowned centre for engaging society with science and technology. This week, this pioneering organisation is threatened… Läs mer

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2011-11-23 |

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2022-01-10

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