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Crowd funding with an old Mcd's #ISEE-3 #CrowdFunding

Can I get fries and a drink with that? An old abandoned McDonalds in California is the latest site of a crowd funding science success. Using public donations, the team have scrambled together equipment to communicate with an another old abandoned facility- ISEE3- a NASA observatory. 361 more words

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Survey of scientists shows dissatisfaction with National Science Challenges

Almost 300 scientists from government science institutions, universities and independent research organisations have condemned the way in which the Government’s National Science Challenges are being rolled out. 343 more words

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The NorBac plan

Posted by Euan Bennet on 04/08/2014

In this post I’ll give a bit of background for the project I’m currently working on. We are developing a device that will detect and identify harmful airborne bacteria. 649 more words


Science funding priorities - a chance for you to have your say

Peter Griffin, co-founder of Sciblogs and manager of the Science Media Centre, has a post (here) worth visiting on the topic of the Government’s science funding priorities. 288 more words

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Funding decision a crucial step forward for Lincoln Hub

The Government has agreed in principle to provide funding towards the rebuilding of science facilities at Lincoln University.

The funding has been welcomed as a crucial step in the creation of the Lincoln Hub, said… 111 more words

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What Causes Wealth Inequality?

This discussion is adapted from a forum debate.

There are many causes of wealth inequality, but several major factors come to mind:


Curious Bends  –  the mirror man, leaderless science, Modi’s love for the environment and more

1. To prescribe or not to prescribe

There is a saying in Tamil that goes “if your family can’t discipline you, the world will”. That would be the story of the slipshod trio of Wockhardt, Ranbaxy and Sun Pharma, three Indian pharma companies whose drugs have been banned by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), leaving Indian doctors and patients facing a dilemma nobody deserves. 557 more words