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The hardest part about being a scientist today may be finding a job - Bryan Gaensler @ConversationUK

Maybe the hardest nut for a new scientist to crack: finding a job

By Bryan Gaensler, University of Toronto

The typical biography of a scientist might look something like this. 975 more words


Cloud Brightening Geoengineering Suggested By Scientists To Combat Global Warming

By Ethan A. Huff – Natural News

(NaturalNews) So-called “chemtrail” technology, or the deliberate spraying of our skies with tiny particulate matter, is outlined in a new scientific study as a possible way to help reflect sunlight back into space and stop “global warming.” 608 more words

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Scientific literacy – why is it important and how do we increase it?

As a biomedical researcher I do things at work that would make a lot of people raise their eyebrows. To make an antibiotic resistant bacterium for example takes less than 24 hours. 456 more words


LiDAR Data: Storage & Compression Ideas



Air pollution will kill hundreds of thousands in Europe, EEA warns.

Hundreds of thousands of Europeans will suffer a premature death in the next two decades as the result of governments’ failure to act on air pollution, Europe’s environmental watchdog has warned. 122 more words


The 'Wow!' factor

Ants running treadmills, plants that can ‘strategize’, fungal cheats…  There is a kind of science that amazes anyone who encounters it: through the sheer ingenuity of the methods, the novelty of the results, and the mind-altering nature of their import. 486 more words