We currently live in a world full of unpredictable challenges, whether they be in the form of the drug resistant microbes and emerging infectious diseases that threaten our health, or the global impacts of climate change. Amongst so much uncertainty one trend however is clear: we’re getting older. In fact, our world is aging at… Read more »
In 1964 the Russian astronomer Nikolai Kardashev proposed a scale to measure the level of a civilisation’s technological advancement. A Type I civilisation would use and control all of the natural resources of their home planet. A Type II civilisation has mastery of the power of its star and solar system, and a Type III… Read more »
Climate change is a planetary phenomenon, and it’s effects are many and varied. So we’ve put together this interactive map, showing the tangible effects currently attributed to climate change and the possible future scenarios we may see.
Last month, the INCF and OECD brought together policy-makers, funders, scientists and publishers to consider the barriers to data sharing in relation to dementia research and identify practical steps to promote data sharing in this field. Here, I report on the highlights and outcomes of the workshop.
For today’s focus of Biology Week we look closer at the research behind cancer. As an illness that is becoming increasingly common, it’s vital we progress with research in this field to try and prevent its prevalence around the world, see how much you know!
Daniel Chan, the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Proteomics and an international expert in cancer biomarker research provides a global perspective on cancer by providing some insights on cancer research in China and the United States.
Jan Kitajewski, the Editor-in -Chief of Vascular Cell highlights his important research breakthroughs in Notch signaling, shares his perspectives on scientific collaborations , as well as his participation in collaborative science projects at Columbia University in New York.