Category Archives: Science Careers etc

Translational Volcanology

Researchers can have the best monitoring systems in the world and knowledge of what the volcano will do in the next week. But if they can’t communicate that, the knowledge is worthless. Continue reading

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Volcanologists in Public Safety

Career profiles of three scientists who study volcanoes. Continue reading

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Finding a Niche in Food and Health Research

Employment of agricultural and food scientists is expected to rise over the next decade, modestly but significantly. Continue reading

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The Selfish Gene

It’s the ultimate self-portrait: Send off your DNA, and get back a work of art based on your unique genetic sequence. Continue reading

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Electric Tattoos

Next time you connect with someone, why not make it electric? Continue reading

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Light’s Sonic Boom

Visitors to this month’s Manchester Science Festival in the United Kingdom are experiencing an artist’s take on what it’s like inside a cutting-edge physics experiment. Continue reading

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Tree Leaves Fight Pollution

Environmental organizations keep reminding us that we need to reduce pollution and greenhouse gases. But plants are already doing their part. Continue reading

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ScienceShot: Black-and-White Butterflies Show Their True Colors

Women notice flashy, well-dressed gentlemen. But so do thieves, eager for an obvious target. The same holds true in the animal kingdom. Continue reading

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Britain Tidal Power Plan Put on Hold in Statement on Energy Policy

Chris Huhne, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, delivered a major energy policy statement that endorsed nuclear power, without promising any money for it, and killed controversial plans to harness tidal power in the Severn estuary Continue reading

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