Are you finding your budgets and resources are increasingly squeezed? Having to put experiments on hold due to their cost? Rosa Lozano-Durán recently published confirmation of a protocol in BMC Research Notes. Here, she explains why sharing protocols can help science and ease budget restrictions.
Monthly Archives: April 2015
BMC Pediatrics will be attending the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health Annual Conference taking place in Birmingham on the 28th-30th April. The event is the UK’s largest pediatrics and child health conference in 2015. The theme for the event is ‘Advocating for children in a rapidly changing world’ and will include a range… Read more »
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth will be in the heart of London for the British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society 17th Annual Conference taking place on the 23rd – 24th April, 2015. The Executive Editor of the journal, Nawsheen Boodhun, is looking forward to meeting attendees and will be available to discuss opportunities to publish with… Read more »
The 5th Annual Oxford London Lecture (17 March 2015) was delivered by Professor Susan Jebb from Oxford University. The presentation was titled: ‘Knowledge, nudge and nanny: Opportunities to improve the nation’s diet’. In this guest blog Dr Helen Walls, Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, covers key themes from this presentation.3
BMC Bioinformatics will be heading over to Warsaw next week for the 19th Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology, held from the 12th to the 15th of April. We are looking forward to be part of this major event bridging computational and mathematical approaches and biological sciences. In addition to attending the… Read more »
Gibbons are extraordinarily vocal creatures, and are known for their ‘songs’. But what about their quieter calls? A study published today in BMC Evolutionary Biology reveals the likely meaning of distinct gibbon ‘whispers’ and could provide clues on the evolution of human speech. Author Esther Clarke tells us more.
It is estimated that more than 30 million overweight children live in developing countries, compared to 10 million in developed countries. For World Health Day, Anita Pienaar, author of a study published in BMC Obesity, explains how the developing world is not excluded from the rising epidemic of childhood obesity.
This week celebrates National Public Health Week and World Health Day, highlighting the importance of initiatives to better the health of the USA, and the need to strengthen food safety systems on a global level.