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2014-01-21 23:02:20

Dr. Julia Lane, a senior managing economist at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), will be awarded the Gutenberg Chair at a ceremony on January 24, 2014 in Strasbourg, France, for her work, “Examining the Results of Research Investments: A Multi Country Study.” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dr. Julia Lane, a senior managing economist at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), will be awarded the Gutenberg Chair at a ceremony on January 24, 2014 in Strasbourg,...

2012-07-16 11:21:04

16 July 2012 At the ESOF 2012 conference The European Science Foundation´s (ESF) dedicated Member Organisation Forum (MO Forum) on ℠Science in Society Relationships´ has released its latest report: “Science in Society: a Challenging Frontier for Science Policy”. The report has called for a strengthening of ℠Science in Society´ (SiS) activities in a time of ambiguity for science. Society has changed much (and is still changing rapidly) under the...

2012-07-05 10:33:28

One bit of digital information stored on a hard disk currently consists of about 3 million magnetic atoms. Researchers from Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, and Japan have now developed a magnetic memory with one bit per molecule. By an electric pulse, the metal-organic molecule can be switched reliably between a conductive, magnetic state and a low-conductive, non-magnetic state. This novel correlation for molecules is now reported in the Nature Communications journal. (doi: 10.1038/ncomms1940)...

2012-04-17 23:03:59

13th Greater Europe (GE) PET conference in Strasbourg France reflects on environment-friendly rPET resin amid prediction of high global PET consumption and expansion in [European PET industry, as well as other ground-breaking industry updates. Strasbourg, France (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Aiming to reduce environmental footprint, the [European PET industry prepares to include a new variety of green PET resin in their products. “Artenius has successfully created a PET packaging material...

2012-03-16 23:57:42

Have you ever wondered how life is sustained in environments like deserts, deep seas or the polar regions? How do organisms adapt and thrive in such harsh conditions, and what challenges do they face as a result of human activities and climate change, especially climate “extremization”? Shedding light on some of these issues is the objective of the European Science Foundation's (ESF) session on 27 March at Planet Under Pressure 2012. The session will look at different aspects of...

2012-02-16 14:42:48

Resolving the world´s major challenges whether climate change, environmental pollution, urbanisation, our ageing population or resource scarcity requires a sweeping shift in our approach to sustainability research and education, a group of leading scientists told European policy makers today during the launch of their report “Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth” (RESCUE). A joint initiative by the European Science Foundation (ESF) and...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.