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Israel joins key EU research programme

Israel on Sunday signed a key European-funded scientific research programme despite guidelines barring funding to settlement-linked projects, officials said.

Jun 08, 2014
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Appraising the peer-review process

Most academic papers today are published only after some academic peers have had a chance to review the merits and limitations of the work. This seems like a good idea, but there is a growing movement that ...

Jun 02, 2014
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The five biggest threats to human existence

In the daily hubbub of current "crises" facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but 1,000 or 10,000 years from now. I use ...

May 29, 2014
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Uncovering an oily mystery

Queen's researchers are making new discoveries about Paul Kane's paintings, an important collection of art for understanding 19th century Canada.

May 27, 2014
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Cell biology scientists share Shaw Prize

A Japanese scientist and a German-born biophysicist were on Tuesday named joint winners of the prestigious $1 million Shaw Prize for their pioneering research into molecular production.

May 27, 2014
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