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2014-02-13 08:25:23

CHICAGO, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD recognize 2014 winners at the AAAS annual meeting Five chemists are being honored with Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, each for research that looks to nature for ways to address cancer, malaria and other medical problems. The winning researchers, representing five regions of the...

2010-01-22 03:22:00

SINGAPORE, January 22 /PRNewswire/ -- - First-Ever Young Women Researcher Awards Ceremony Brings Top Female Scientists in the Region Together for Honors Elsevier announced today the winners of the Asian Young Women Researcher Awards, a joint development between its flagship product Scopus(R), the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and the Third World Organisation for Women in Science (TWOWS) and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the...

2009-08-04 11:12:58

Boosting agricultural research in the developing world is the key to ensuring food security for the world's poorest, says Adel el-Beltagy, Chair of the Global Form on Agricultural Research (GFAR), writing in the latest issue of the TWAS Newsletter, published last week.With nearly a billion people suffering from chronic hunger, global food security remains a major concern, despite being a key goal of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Extreme weather events due to climate change and...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'