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CaSE responds to 2014 Budget

CaSE responds to 2014 Budget | Biology | Scoop.it
"New investments welcome but gear shift needed to win global race" Below is CaSE's response to the 2014 Budget. You can also read our our  2014 Budget background paper. Science and engineer
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Council for Science and Technology releases GM crops report

Council for Science and Technology releases GM crops report | Biology | Scoop.it
Today, a new report on genetically modified (GM) crops was released by the Council for Science and Technology (CST). It states that GM crops have now been shown to be safe, and calls for more UK field trials and a change to the regulatory process.
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Artificial Selection on Relative Brain Size in the Guppy Reveals Costs and Benefits of Evolving a Larger Brain

Artificial Selection on Relative Brain Size in the Guppy Reveals Costs and Benefits of Evolving a Larger Brain | Biology | Scoop.it

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Katherine Jones's curator insight, March 20, 2014 5:03 AM

Costs and benefits of being large brained in guppies. Is it always a fitness benefit to be "brainy"?

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Are there really two sides to every science story? Debate at City University on 25 March | Press Gazette

Are there really two sides to every science story? Debate at City University on 25 March | Press Gazette | Biology | Scoop.it

When: Tuesday, 25 March - 6.30-8pm (with networking drinks directly afterwards)

Where: Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, City University, Northampton Square, Islington, London - click here for map and directions


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Rob Dawson's curator insight, March 5, 2014 6:09 AM

The other panelists are:

BBC head of news programmes Ceri Thomas

Bob Ward – Policy and research director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change

Michael Hanlon – Science writer and author, former science editor of the Daily Mail