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Protecting the autonomy of scientific research organizations: The Tribune India

Dinesh C. Sharma Scientific commentator The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) prepared by experts from Yale University ranked India at the lowest position in the ranking given to 180 countries. The index is based on countries’ performance on 40 indicators in 11 categories, such as climate change, environmental health and ecosystem vitality. As …

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To understand the impact of racism on health, an epidemiologist suggests going beyond conventional methods | Science

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many vulnerabilities in healthcare, including how structural racism has created the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on marginalized groups. Age-adjusted infection, hospitalization and death rates for people of color in the United States were higher than those for white Americans, for example. A big question for health researchers is how to measure …

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Researchers Create Graphic Novel to Stimulate Discussion on Inequality in Computing

Who teaches computer science at school? While a growing number of schools offer some form of computer classes or after-school programs, these offerings are still much more common in well-resourced districts than those that primarily serve disadvantaged students, and more boys than girls follow them. It’s a question that two UCLA researchers, Jane Margolis and …

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the second plenary of leaders during the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 10, 2022.

LILLEY: Trudeau follows political science on mandates

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Canada Publication date : June 13, 2022 • 7 hours ago • 3 minute read • 14 comments Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the second plenary of leaders during the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 10, 2022. Photo by MIKE BLAKE /Reuters Content …

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Soil microbiology

Soil Science Microbiology

IntroductionSoil microbes and nutrient cyclesSoil types and their microbial communitiesReferences Bacteria and other microorganisms are abundant in soils and deep within the soil and play essential roles in the global ecosystem through various biochemical processes, particularly nitrogen fixation. Bacteria and archaea are the most abundant microorganisms in soil, alongside many species of fungi, algae and …

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The real science of Jurassic World Dominion explained: How accurate is it?

This article contains spoilers for Jurassic World Dominion. Jurassic World DominionPseudoscience has many flaws that stray from realism or accuracy. The jurassic park The franchise has never been praised for its scientific accuracy. Even his basic concept – the idea that dinosaur DNA could be stored in amber in the first place – is somewhat …

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Research Reveals Science Behind This Plant's Blue Berries

Research Reveals Science Behind This Plant’s Blue Berries

Lantana strigocamara in the Ramaley greenhouse on the CU Boulder campus. Credit: Patrick Campbell/CU Boulder On a beautiful fall day in 2019, Miranda Sinnott-Armstrong was walking down Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, when something caught her eye: a small, particularly shiny blue fruit, on a shrub known as Lantana strigocamare. While its tiny clusters of …

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Scientists seek to expand field of eDNA research ‘without stifling creativity’

Environment | Search | Science | UW News Blog June 9, 2022 Research scientist Maya Garber-Yonts, left, and postdoctoral researcher Erin D’Agnese work in the lab as part of the new eDNA collaboration at UW.Eily Andruszkiewicz Allan A new effort at the University of Washington aims to accelerate eDNA research by supporting existing projects and …

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Monroe educator is Connecticut college science teacher of the year

MONROE, CT – Melissa Carter grew up in Monroe and embarked on a 19-year teaching career after graduating from Masuk High School in the Class of 1998. In the Monroe Public School District, she is one of the first teachers to establish the Jockey Hollow Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy 11 years ago. …

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