Centre launches schemes for young scientists

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Centre launches schemes for young scientists

Hindu Business Line19 hours ago
Ph D students and post-doctoral fellows will be encouraged to write at least one popular science article based on their research work and the best 100 entries by doctoral students and 20 by post-doctoral fellows will be rewarded with a cash prize of ₹10,000 and ₹20,000 respectively. The best three articles …
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If Trump Gets His Way, America Won’t Be No. 1 in Science Much …

Bloomberg8 hours ago
They expressed concerns about Trump’s ardent attacks on immigration and what they will mean for the expertise in industry and science that’s made his country an economic dynamo. “It’s definitely getting more difficult” to hire foreign citizens, even when all the elements of an application are in order, said …
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Science after a year of President Trump

Nature.comJan. 19, 2018
After a year of President Trump, scientists in the United States are doing their best in difficult circumstances, and Nature applauds them for it. It’s increasingly clear that Trump has been just as bad for many aspects of science as we and others feared. Most crucially, the role of science and scientific advice in …
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Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking …

New York TimesJan. 23, 2018
The new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine is the most comprehensive analysis of existing research on e-cigarettes. The report also cited conclusive proof that the devices are safer than traditional smoking products and may help smokers quit, citing conclusive proof …
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Science in limbo as US government shuts down

Nature.comJan. 19, 2018
Scientists in the United States are bracing for impact after lawmakers in Congress failed to agree on a plan to fund the government, triggering its indefinite shutdown on 20 January. As a result of the impasse, thousands of federal researchers have been ordered to stay at home, barred from accessing their …
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Mysterious high-energy particles could come from black hole jets

Science NewsJan. 22, 2018
A trio of mysterious high-energy particles could all have the same source: active black holes embedded in galaxy clusters, researchers suggest January 22 in Nature Physics. Scientists have been unable to figure out the origins of the three types of particles — gamma rays that give a background glow to the …
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What a US government shutdown would mean for science

Nature.comJan. 19, 2018
The National Institutes of Health would stop processing grants, but astronauts in space would keep working. Lauren Morello. Search for this author in: Pub Med · Nature.com · Google Scholar. NASA engineer examining mirrors on the James Webb Telescope. A NASA engineer examining mirrors on the …
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What to expect in 2018: science in the new year

Nature.comJan. 2, 2018
Scientists hope to narrow down estimates of when and how people expanded into the region beginning around 15,000 years ago, and to clarify the timing and routes of subsequent migrations. The work might also help to explain the genetic diversity seen in today’s Native American populations.
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The link between drugs and music explained by science

The Conversation UK1 hour ago
Harry Sumnall is an unpaid member of the UK Government Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD); an unpaid Trustee of the drug and alcohol charity Mentor UK; and an unpaid Board Member of the European Society for Prevention Research. He receives grants for alcohol and other drug …
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As Cape Town water crisis deepens, scientists prepare for ‘Day Zero’

Nature.com14 hours ago
And with less than 80 days before taps are likely to be shut off for all but essential services, scientists are scrambling to determine how the crisis will affect their research — and their daily lives. Information about the amount of water that universities will be able to draw from municipal or private sources, and …

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