News tagged with academics

Garage scientists benefit society

The hobbyists who conduct biology in their garage are not a threat to society, according to a recent report published by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. They aren't developing a new ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Other
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Is open access working?

According to Peter Suber open access is academic literature which is "digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions". Open access delivered by journals is called "gold" ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Other
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Balkans gold rush prompts pollution fears

Plans by mining companies to dig for gold in Romania and Greece have triggered massive opposition, with academics and environmentalists stressing that risks far outweigh benefits for the Balkan nations.

dateSep 24, 2013 in Environment
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