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I Can't Be The Only One Bothered By The Ease Of Cyborg Insects

I recently read this article from Futurity reporting on cyborg beetle experiments conducted at the University of California at Berkeley.  The study is available in… 229 more words


New EU Policy Support Facility Will Focus On National Research and Innovation Systems

Earlier this week the European Commission announced that a Policy Support Facility will assist European Union member states in reviewing and reforming their national innovation and research systems ( 124 more words


February Bioethics Commission Meeting Tackled Medical Emergencies

The Presidential Commission on Bioethical Issues met earlier this month in Washington, D.C.  The meeting focused on two major topics – medical emergency research and neuroscience.  211 more words

Science Policy: General

University Of California Press To Start Open Access Publication Of Monographs

Luminos is a new initiative from the University of California Press (H/T The Scientist).  Its focus will be on scholarly monographs (book-length projects), and costs would be shared between the author(s), the University of California Press, and libraries who opt (voluntarily) to subscribe to… 157 more words

Democratization Of Knowledge

If You Were Going To Pay Peer Reviewers, How Would You Do It?

January 29 – Collabra is not a U.K. journal, but an initiative of the University of California system

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Research Assessments

Vehicle Miles Trend Assumptions Vary Between Agencies

January 2 – edited to correct Mr. Sundquist’s name.


Alexis Madrigal highlighted this 2013 post from Eric Sunderland Sundquist at the State Smart Transportation Institute… 243 more words

Science Policy: General

What's In A New Name - The National Center For Complementary And Integrative Health

One of the Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) changed its name.  The newly christened National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.  231 more words

Science Policy: General