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Science Scan

Water on Moon Questioned.

Scientist has discovered that the amount of water present on the moon’s surface may have been overestimated by scientist studying lunar rock* samples.  296 more words


Translating research to transform lives

Here’s a brief look at some of the work at Michigan State University’s Global Center for Food Systems Innovation.


Pardis Sabeti: How we'll fight the next deadly virus - Filmed May 2015 at TEDWomen 2015

When Ebola broke out in March 2014, Pardis Sabeti and her team got to work sequencing the virus’s genome, learning how it mutated and spread. Sabeti immediately released her research online, so virus trackers and scientists from around the world could join in the urgent fight. 66 more words

Point Of Interest

Alexander Ekman: The Meaning of Life...

Nicolae Tanase: Alexander, what is the meaning of life?

Alexander Ekman: The eternal question……

I will put it extremely short:

The meaning of life is to be happy.

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The Usefulness of "Useless" Knowledge

Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen

Back in 1939, Alexander Flexner wrote an article in Harper’s magazine entitled The usefulness of useless knowledge. Flexner is a famous education reformer and founder and first director of the… 1,241 more words

Instructional Designers

Getting started: ORCID identifiers for researchers

It is becoming increasingly important for researchers to have an ORCID iD. The Australian Research Council and National Health and Medical Research Council are requesting ORCID iDs during grant submission. 564 more words


New research - new targets of Lrrk2

This is Sergey Brin.

He’s a dude.

Having brought us ‘Google’, he is now turning his attention to other projects.

One of these other projects is close to our hearts: … 637 more words