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Symposium Agenda: 2016 University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

eScholarship@UMMS - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 10:30am

Agenda for the 8th annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium, held Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

The chips are down for Moore’s law

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

The semiconductor industry will soon abandon its pursuit of Moore's law. Now things could get a lot more interesting.

Nature 530 144 doi: 10.1038/530144a

Flies reared in the dark for 60 years give up their genetic secrets

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Dark-fly project looks for changes that helped fruit flies to thrive without light.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19339

Proving Zika link to birth defects poses huge challenge

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Obtaining conclusive evidence either way could take years, say researchers.

Nature 530 142 doi: 10.1038/530142a

High stakes as Japanese space observatory prepares for launch

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

ASTRO-H will carry a technology that two earlier, ill-fated space telescopes failed to put into action.

Nature 530 140 doi: 10.1038/530140a

UN agency proposes greenhouse-gas standard for aircraft 

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Plan aims to decrease carbon dioxide produced by new aeroplanes.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19336

Change the system to halt harassment

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Universities and their senior staff must do more to deter, detect and punish all forms of inappropriate behaviour, says Joan Schmelz.

Nature 530 131 doi: 10.1038/530131a

How should science funders deal with sexual harassers?

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

US science agencies threaten harsh penalties, but many have yet to take action.

Nature 530 138 doi: 10.1038/530138a

South Korea stretches lead in research investment

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Asian powerhouse invests more of its economy into research than anyone else.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19333

Nobel official resigns over Karolinska surgeon controversy

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Geneticist Urban Lendahl steps down because of involvement in Macchiarini investigation.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19332

Karolinska Institute to cut ties with controversial surgeon

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Swedish institute has “lost confidence” in artificial-windpipe pioneer Paolo Macchiarini after allegations of ethical breaches.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19315

Job cuts in Australia target climate scientists

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

National science agency announces strategic shift away from measuring and modelling climate change.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19313

Tasmanian bushfires threaten iconic ancient forests

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Blazes have encroached on ecosystems that date back more than 180 million years.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19308

Forests not equal when it comes to climate

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Two studies show how different tree species affect both carbon storage and local temperatures.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19294

Biotech giant publishes failures to confirm high-profile science

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

Amgen posts three studies at new online channel for discussing reproducibility.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19269

The week in science: 29 January–4 February 2016

news@nature - 1 hour 9 min ago

GM fish flip-flop; Earth’s crust drilled; and stem-cell scandal memoirs published.

Nature 530 10 doi: 10.1038/530010a

Academics across Europe join ‘Brexit’ debate

news@nature - 2 hours 9 min ago

If the United Kingdom leaves the EU, researchers throughout the bloc will feel the effects.

Nature 530 15 doi: 10.1038/530015a

Meet the soft, cuddly robots of the future

news@nature - 3 hours 9 min ago

Rigid robots step aside — a new generation of squishy, stretchy machines is wiggling our way.

Nature 530 24 doi: 10.1038/530024a

NeuroBreak: Doc Gets 30 to Life for Overdose Deaths; Stabler Had CTE

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Destroying worn-out cells makes mice live longer

news@nature - 5 hours 9 min ago

Elegant experiment confirms that targeting senescent cells could treat age-related diseases.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19287

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