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The Aral Sea

Term paper written at the University of Texas at Austin, @ 1992.

The death and eventual disappearance of the Aral Sea has far-reaching consequences from both an environmental and a human perspective. 2,281 more words

Science Writing

Ethics in Science Publishing - Practice that goes beyond dubious

This blog post by the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Professor Simon Langley-Evans from the University of Nottingham, is an eye-opener for anyone not familiar with the current practices and behaviours people will attempt in order to get scientific papers published. 12 more words


An Inflated Sense of Optimism for Anti-Overdose Drug?

Moral attitudes in the United States have shifted dramatically around naloxone, a drug that reverses heroin overdose. But could costs and politicians’ everchanging priorities threaten naloxone’s promise to provide life-saving treatment for the masses? 11 more words


Can you be a babel fish?

As fellow fans of Douglas Adams’ ‘The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’ will know, the Guide says that if you stick a babel fish in your ear then you can immediately understand any of the languages spoken to you. 316 more words


Scientist to science writer

It began as an adventure, of the flying kind. The smell of jet fuel and the constant engine roar in the quilted interior of the de Havilland Beaver reminded me of the Arctic. 521 more words

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Access to Understanding: science-writing competition

Excerpts from webpage:

“The Access to Understanding science-writing competition is for PhD students and early career post-doctoral researchers who have an interest in promoting understanding of biomedical research. 348 more words

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