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Something for the weekend #4

The latest in a regular series of posts to biodiversity-related* items that have caught my attention during the week:

  • It’s been a good week for birds: Jerdon’s babbler, a species thought to have been extinct for over 70 years, …
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Science Is Vital, So Don't Let It Be Strangled.

The General Election looming on the horizon could prove to be a watershed for scientific research in the United Kingdom. In the period immediately following the 2010 Election there was a great deal of nervousness about the possibility of huge cuts to spending on research. 464 more words

Science Politics

Science Policy Around the Web - March 13, 2015

By: Thomas Calder, Ph.D

Drug Policy

F.D.A. Approves Zarxio, Its First Biosimilar Drug

For the first time in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a “biosimilar” drug, called Zarxio. 661 more words


It's all about the money

In the run up to George Osborne’s much anticipated Budget address to Parliament on 18 March, here’s a little infographic to recap the UK government’s investment in science research and development. 10 more words


The Sarah Palin Philosophy of Science (or Dumb people in High Places)

Though the years have marched by with apparent indifference, the world is still in recovery, still haunted by the shocking appearance of Alaskan beast far worse than those of Native American… 1,327 more words


Need research funding? Here are 5 links to top tips!

With so much competition for research grants, it couldn’t hurt to have a little help. I scoured twitter for some of the best tips for applying for science funding. 259 more words


Federal government restores funding to Mont-Mégantic Observatory after public outcry

The federal government said it will find the money to help a Quebec observatory under threat of imminent closure due to a cash crunch.

Quebec’s renowned Mont-Mégantic Observatory will get the $500,000 it was seeking, Jake Enright, a spokesman for Industry Minister James Moore, said late Wednesday. 302 more words