Study investigates conflict of interest in biomedical research proposals
New research from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) found that peer review managers play an important role in identifying potential conflicts of interest (COI) in biomedical research grant peer reviews. ...
Thomas Edison's 'lost' idea: A device to hear the dead
One of Thomas Edison's little-known ambitions was to build a device to hear the voices of the dead, according to a nearly lost chapter of the inventor's memoirs which is being republished in France this week.
Research infrastructure cuts harm science, the economy and the nation
The sorry saga that is funding for Australia's most crucial national research infrastructure has dragged on for too many years. It is now at crisis point. ...
Dubai to curate next hot thing in 'Museum of the Future'
The flashy Gulf city with a skyline that looks like something out of a science fiction movie is embracing its love of all things new with plans for a "Museum of the Future."
Nimoy inspired generations of sci-fi fans
For generations who've grown up on science fiction, not loving Leonard Nimoy was—as his Mr. Spock might say—highly illogical.
Bribery 'hits 1.6 billion people a year'
A total of 1.6 billion people worldwide – nearly a quarter of the global population – are forced to pay bribes to gain access to everyday public services, according to a new book by academics at the Universities of Birmingham ...
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