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Freedom and responsibility of science

Yesterday, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences presented their recommendations for "The Freedom and Responsibility of Science" in Berlin. Both research organizations appeal ...

Aug 21, 2014
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What I learned from debating science with trolls

I often like to discuss science online and I'm also rather partial to topics that promote lively discussion, such as climate change, crime statistics and (perhaps surprisingly) the big bang. This inevitably ...

Aug 20, 2014
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Activists urge EU to scrap science advisor job

Nine major charities urged the European Commission on Tuesday to scrap a science advisor position it says puts too much power over sensitive policy into the hands of one person.

Aug 19, 2014
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More to a skilled ear in music

The first pilot study in Australia to give musicians the skills and training to critically assess music by what they hear rather than what they see begins this month at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.The study aims to ...

Aug 15, 2014
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French wine producers turn to science for flavour

A group of wine cooperatives in southwest France has joined forces with leading scientists to "liberate" the flavours most prized by consumers in growing wine markets, from China to the US.

Aug 10, 2014
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Publish don't perish thanks to new iPhone app

A new app developed at the University of Otago is already helping researchers in over 20 countries connect more effectively with journals that could publish their research.

Aug 08, 2014
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