A resource for automated search and collation of geochemical datasets from journal supplements

Tang, M. et al. Orogenic quiescence in Earth’s middle age. Science 371, 728–731, https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abf1876 (2021). Article  ADS  CAS  PubMed  Google Scholar  Tang, M. et al. Reconstructing crustal thickness evolution from europium anomalies in detrital zircons. Geology 49, 76–80, https://doi.org/10.1130/g47745.1 (2020). Article  ADS  CAS  Google Scholar  Zhu, Z. et al. S-type granites: Their origin and distribution… Continue reading A resource for automated search and collation of geochemical datasets from journal supplements

How a pandemic PhD peer network group stood the test of time

Jillian Collins (bottom left) on a video call with her peer-mentoring group. In 2019, I started my PhD at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, conducting research on type 1 diabetes. It was a new laboratory — which brought its own challenges, especially when the COVID-19 pandemic forced people into social isolation in March 2020.… Continue reading How a pandemic PhD peer network group stood the test of time

Melbourne’s science output will take time to recover from the pandemic

Melbourne has an international reputation for food, culture, sport and as a great place to live. The Australian city was ranked 10th in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2022, a list it topped between 2011 and 2017. But perhaps less recognized is its position as one of Asia-Pacific’s leading science cities. According to… Continue reading Melbourne’s science output will take time to recover from the pandemic

Strength in the life sciences sustains US advantage

A scientist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where viruses are being investigated as potential vaccine carriers.Credit: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Although the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over, the first victory in the fight against the virus came with the development of vaccines in record-breaking time. One of the first… Continue reading Strength in the life sciences sustains US advantage

Surveys show public is willing to pay larger energy bills in solidarity with Ukraine

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February led to demonstrations and donations all over the world. The yellow-blue flag of Ukraine fluttered against the sky thousands of kilometers away. People raised money, and volunteers signed up to help refugees and provide shelter. This indicates that human solidarity with a place of suffering… Continue reading Surveys show public is willing to pay larger energy bills in solidarity with Ukraine

Institutions must acknowledge the racist roots in science

As a PhD student at University of Sussex, Daniel Akinbosede pushed administrators to address racism in science.Credit: Daniel Akinbosede Decolonizing science Science is steeped in injustice and exploitation. Scientific insights from marginalized people have been erased, natural history specimens have been taken without consent and genetics data have been manipulated to back eugenics movements. Without… Continue reading Institutions must acknowledge the racist roots in science

Upping our ambition for food system adaptation

IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (eds Pörtner, H.-O. et al.) (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2022). Campbell, B. M. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Options in the Agrifood System: A Summary of the Recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report (The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2022). Zurek, M.,… Continue reading Upping our ambition for food system adaptation

Do acquisitions harm the acquired brand? Identifying conditions that reduce the negative effect

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Researchers from University of Leeds, University of Vienna, and University of Pennsylvania published a new Journal of Marketing article that examines why consumers develop negative reactions towards acquired brands and explains conditions that attenuate that negative effect. The study is authored by Alessandro Biraglia, Christoph Fuchs, Elisa Maira, and Stefano Puntoni.… Continue reading Do acquisitions harm the acquired brand? Identifying conditions that reduce the negative effect

Designing Fuel Cell Systems Using System-Level Design Free White Paper

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From complexity to greater complexity

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The world’s major writing systems have tended to simplify over time, with a notable exception: New research shows that the Chinese writing system has become increasingly complex over the course of its 3000-year history. The finding, made by an international team of scholars based at the University of Melbourne, the University… Continue reading From complexity to greater complexity