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Seventeen Japanese research institutions established screening systems for studies on military security after the Science Council of Japan last year renewed its commitment to avoid becoming engaged in scientific research for war purposes, according to a council survey report. The 17 are among ...
The journal will provide a platform for African leaders in various fields of scientific research to present their findings in an Africa-specific context. According to Ron Mobed at Elsevier, a Netherlands-headquartered global information analytics company specializing in science and health, "this journal will ...

Before publication in journals, scientific research papers in many disciplines are assessed by peer review, in which experts provide detailed criticisms and advise editors on suitability for publication. Although peer review is viewed as an important way to improve research methods and ensure the validity ...
BEIJING, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Japan's whaling fleet returned to port Saturday after its four-month hunting expedition to the Antarctic. During its voyage 333 mammals were brutally slaughtered. Over the years, Japan's whaling activities have been condemned worldwide, and vessels from anti-whaling ...
The treaty wasn't written with the intention of instructing scientific researchers how to focus their work. Richard Bedford, President of the Royal Society, is deluded if he thinks that there are any "researchers' responsibilities under Te Tiriti o Waitangi" (March 31). It a simple document which said in ...
Unique corps makes volunteering for scientific research easy, speeding studies. The Healthy Minds Research Volunteer Corps at USC enlists potential ... Volunteering for scientific research: Mara Mather with healthy minds volunteer USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Professor Mara Mather, ...

The National Institutes of Health, a federal organization which provides grants to scientific researchers and university scholars, made national news last year after Trump's 2017 budget proposal sanctioned significantly less money than years past to the government organization. College professors ...
Everyday citizens can collect and report data which is vital to scientists through citizen science. The Muskingum County Soil and Water Conservation District started such a project, the Muskingum County Reptile and Amphibian Survey, two years ago. In the time since, we have had more than 400 ...
Researchers at MIT CSAIL have created a soft robotic fish that can independently swim beside real fish without spooking them, giving scientists a better opportunity to observe marine life. The Soft Robotic Fish, SoFi for short, is 18.5 inches long from snout to tail and weighs about 3.5 pounds. It can dive 60 ...
Under the motto of “Release of Egyptians' Powers," the conference is set to review the priorities of scientific research in Egypt within the framework of the national unified strategies for science, technology, innovation and Egypt's sustainable development's vision 2030, according to the Egyptian Presidential ...
The Ministry of High Education and Scientific Research has organized the conference which is set to review the priorities upon which scientific research should focus upon in Egypt. It will place this within the framework of the national unified strategies for science, technology, innovation and Egypt's ...
“Dear society, the educated, we need you and your minds and studies to overcome the country's problems,” El-Sisi said in a televised talk during the inauguration of the National Conference for Scientific Research, mentioning water pollution and sanitation. El-Sisi's talk came following a speech by Minister ...
Scott Pruitt and Ryan Zinke manage the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Interior, respectively. These agencies depend on scientific research in areas that affect the lives of the public. This includes safe water and air, and standards for toxic substances like lead and other metals.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said that the conference aims to review the priorities of scientific research within the framework of the unified national strategy for science, technology and innovation and vision of Egypt for sustainable development 2030. He added ...
This battle was personified in two formidable foes: Representative Jay Dickey, a Republican born-again Christian conservative, life-time NRA member, from rural Arkansas, and me, a liberal Jewish physician from the Northeast who was trying to establish a scientific research program to address gun ...
But the bill would drastically reduce the pool of scientific research that the EPA could draw on to make rules by only allowing the agency to use research where the underlying data is made available to the public and the experiments are reproducible. “They're really designed to prevent us from getting the ...
The state purpose of the company is to help Iranian universities access scientific research, he said. “From 2013 to 2017, the defendants targeted more than 100,000 accounts of university professors around the world,” said Geoffrey Berman, US attorney for the Southern District of New York. “And by tricking ...

The hackers stole 31.5 terabytes of documents and data, including scientific research, journals, and dissertations, the indictment alleges. Their targets also included the United Nations, 30 U.S. companies, and five U.S. government agencies. The “massive and brazen cyber assault” is “one of the largest ...
Joel Marciano, director of the DOST's Advanced Science and Technology Institute told ANC's Future Perfect Tech Shorts that the cube satellite will be used for scientific research. "There are many applications, we are thinking of environmental sensors, the weather stations that we put in remote areas," ...
In total, WADA has committed $73 million (£52 million/€59 million) into scientific research since it was formed in 2001. At present, WADA has not been able to fully fund research into areas such as artificial intelligence testing. There has also been a distinct lack of progress over the last eight years in testing ...
... which pushed for nuclear disarmament and peace. “She was very conscious of the social responsibility of scientists in general,” Higuchi says. Saruhashi died in 2007. But she left behind a legacy of scientific research, including an award called the Saruhashi Prize for top natural scientists who are women.
BROOKINGS – Neha Neha, a doctoral student in dairy and food science, and Kaitlyn Abrahamson, a master's student in geography, have been named recipients of South Dakota State University's Joseph F. Nelson Graduate Scholarship. The award, which recognizes original scientific research, provides ...
Two Yale research teams recently moved forward into round four of a different kind of March Madness competition. The event, called STAT Madness, aims to raise awareness about scientific breakthroughs from national institutions and is sponsored by the Boston-based news organization STAT.
New Delhi: To check overlaps and duplicity in scientific research and save precious resources, the government may soon have an 'umbrella scheme' to ensure effective coordination between various scientific ministries and departments. A proposal in this regard is already with the cabinet secretary.
... he previously published — and very sloppy data reporting. His chief misdeed, however, concerns his apparent mining and massaging of data — essentially squeezing his studies until they showed results that were “statistically significant,” the almighty threshold for publication of scientific research.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) The 27th G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for year 2017 has been given to Dr Rajan Sankaranarayanan, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad. ''He has made significant contribution in the area of Structural Biology by studying proof reading mechanisms ...
The Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships (RIPS) is launching the five-year equipment-purchase program with Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI), a leading manufacturer of analytical instruments used in scientific research. The NIU Board of Trustees approved the plan in November 2017.
In the paper in Nature, Gurevitch and colleagues review research from the past 40 years to illustrate the accomplishments and challenges of the method, along with new advances and direction of meta-analysis in 21st Century scientific research. Even when trying to discover things that have been the ...
The Egyptian parliament has approved a draft law to reduce the costs of research and promote innovation. The bill, passed on March 5, exempts higher education and scientific research bodies from taxes and customs fees, including the 14% value-added tax, on imported equipment and tools. The law aims ...
Applied research uses the knowledge produced by basic scientific research to develop practically useful goods and services that can create wealth and spin off jobs. In order to understand how research should be funded you have to understand the ecosystem of science and how the new knowledge ...
Amman, March 11 (Petra)-- The Scientific Research Support Fund Sunday said it spent around JD42 million on research projects over the last ten years. The institution's Director General Abeer Bawab told Petra that work is underway to register 4 patents, noting that a total of 300 scientific research were already released in ...
The authors said these companies have an "ethical and social responsibility transcending market forces" to contribute to scientific research on fake news. Additionally, the article's authors point out that false information affects not only the political sphere but also areas not previously regarded as political, ...
Our scientific infrastructure — the tools and methods for conducting scientific research — is rusting, so we are calling for an artificial intelligence-driven, Manhattan Project-sized effort to revive it. Just as our roads and bridges are overdue for investment, so is the infrastructure for scientific research; that is, ...
MOSCOW, March 5. /TASS/. The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFFI) will organize a special competition for grants among Arctic research projects, where the financing may be increased by 20% this year, the Foundation's press service told TASS. "The forecast is that in 2018 funding of Arctic ...
“The need for more funding of fundamental scientific research is something that scientists across Canada have been voicing concerns about for some time,” Saksida said. “The government's decision to invest shows that they listened and that they recognize the importance of fundamental scientific research ...
A Swiss delegation has pledged to further increase scientific and technological exchange with Japan after a visit to Tokyo for a meeting of the joint committee for cooperation between the two countries. In a press releaseexternal link published on Monday, the Swiss Federal Council said that cooperation has ...
Egypt is concerned about Higher Education and Scientific Research as the Egyptian government approved in September 2017 a law allowing the establishment of an Egyptian Space Agency to serve Egypt's strategy in scientific research. The agency would work on programs related to the development of ...
The question that this blog entry will try to address is how we can best use this bevy of information to solve real world problems of how scientific research is conducted and communicated. John Ioannidis, one of the pioneers of biomedical sciences meta-research, imagines a better world of research in his ...
Here's One Student's Experience With the Highs and Lows of Scientific Research. Morales, a fourth-year engineering science major, received a Harrison Undergraduate Research Award last year and is continuing her research. (Photo by Dan Addison, University Communications). February 26, 2018. Matt Kelly ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Tim Brick, a Penn State professor of human development and family studies, will discuss “The MID/DLE Way: Privacy by Design for Science in Real Time” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on March 1. The event will be held in 233A HUB-Robeson Center. This talk is hosted by the Institute for ...
America has led the way in scientific research, and we have depended on that information for everything from medical breakthroughs to space travel. To put a lid on use of important research and to question its validity is dangerous. Proper scientific research as carried out by well-trained scientists ...
It has been confirmed that vegetarians will live up to 3.6 years longer than meat eaters, according to scientific research. A review of six studies in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, tracked more than 1.5 million people for periods ranging from five and a half to 28 years. It concluded that ...
Two Delaware Valley University undergraduates have been selected to present scientific research at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. The meeting will be held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania March 23 through March 25. Both students completed the work through the ...
Federally funded scientific research runs the gamut from studies of basic physical and biological processes to the development of applications to meet immediate needs, such as the development of a universal flu vaccine or clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease 1. Government funding is especially essential ...
Esperon: PH interests advanced by maritime scientific research ... National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. on Monday told the Senate committee on science and technology that it would be to the Philippines' national interest to encourage maritime scientific research (MSRs) in its own territorial ...
Scientific research's race problem. Reflecting on the politicization of science and racialization of genetic research. By Charmaine Natasha Nyakonda. on February 25, 2018. By Charmaine Natasha Nyakonda. Published: 4:41 pm, 25 February 2018. under Science. While working in a hospital in Zimbabwe, Charmaine ...
Though never a top producer of scientific research in the Arab region, Yemen had achieved a steady output of scholarly studies in recent decades. However, the continuing civil war over the past four years now threatens to stop the conduct of scientific research there almost entirely, writes Aseell Sarih for ...
While 25 percent of the world's population come from South Asia according to estimates from the U.N., only 1 percent of genetic data comes from that region, Lakshmi Maithel — program director of “Map the Gap” at GenomeAsia 100K, a nonprofit that seeks to sequence DNA for scientific research — said.
When scientists have conducted research in Native American communities, the process and the results have sometimes been controversial. There have been a few well-known cases, such as the 1979 Barrow Alcohol Study, in which researchers examined substance use in the tiny Arctic Circle town and ...
Nearly 200 business leaders, academics and others gathered to hear firsthand accounts from scientists about new and ongoing research projects at Southwest Research Institute for its annual meeting. The highlighted projects are a snapshot of the non-profit research organization's work.


 

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