Second woman carrying gene-edited baby in China: state media

A researcher who claimed to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies will face a Chinese police investigation, state media said Monday, as authorities confirmed that a second woman fell pregnant during the ...

Study shows many science and tech grads heading to U.S. for work

A new study from researchers at Brock University and the University of Toronto has found Canada's brain drain in the technology and innovation sector exceeds levels previously identified as detrimental to the growth of an ...

Is Panama on the verge of a scientific brain drain?

Government support for research into new scientific learning and new technologies is crucial – and difficult to get. What little money is available is hotly contested among researchers. They fight to justify investing taxpayer ...

Landmark science forum aims to halt Africa brain drain

Africa's top scientists, policymakers and start-ups gathered Tuesday for a landmark conference aimed at stemming the continent's brain drain and encouraging governments to nurture research in fields from virology to maths.

African universities reap fruits of fly research

Fruit flies are proving the unlikely source of a new initiative to help improve postgraduate research opportunities in Africa, with the support of Cambridge academics. 

Merkel warned of German scientists 'brain drain'

Germany is grappling with a scientists' brain drain as many of the brightest academic minds are moving away, an expert panel warned in a report to Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday.

Spanish scientists march against spending cuts

Hundreds of Spanish scientists and their supporters marched through the streets of Madrid Friday as part of a nationwide protest against sharp government cuts to research and development which they say are forcing them to ...

Idea floated for a startup colony anchored in Pacific Ocean

Even here in the world capital of far-fetched ideas, this one is more outlandish than most. Two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, frustrated by the shortage of visas that keep some of the world's brightest science and engineering ...

Colleges say federal cuts could cause brain drain

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, faculty fret about the future of the school's Plasma Science and Fusion Center. Thirty miles (fifty kilometers) away, administrators at the state university campus in Lowell worry ...

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