Archive: 18/02/2011

The cost of the digital revolution

We are all familiar with digital media, from online news and 3G phones to apps and iPads, but what are the implications of the shift from print to online on energy use and greenhouse gas emissions? Does buying a newspaper ...

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Nabokov’s blues

In 1967, novelist Vladimir Nabokov was asked what he might have done had he not become an author.

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BU's Kunz to introduce new discipline of aeroecology

A team of research biologists headed by Thomas H. Kunz, professor of biology and director of the Center of Ecology and Conservation Biology at Boston University, will conduct a symposium on the emerging scientific discipline ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Ecology
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Intel chief to join White House council on jobs

(AP) -- Casting about for innovative job-creation ideas, President Barack Obama is naming one of his critics to an advisory council responsible for finding new ways to promote economic growth and bring jobs to the U.S.

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Europe attracts American researchers

One of the goals of the European Research Council, ERC, is to bring the world's leading researchers to work in Europe. American Juleen Zierath is one of those who have received funds from the ERC. She found the best environment ...

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