Hawaiian coral evolution sparks worldwide debate

Some of the reser­va­tions others raise about Gates’s work is purely because of the sci­ence. Large-​​​​scale trans­plan­ta­tion is not eco­nom­i­cally fea­sible, Miller and others say, and as with other species, […]

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Beyond the limits of traditional learning

In the US and Aus­tralia, two very dif­ferent higher edu­ca­tion reform ini­tia­tives are playing out in two very dif­ferent ways. In the US, Pres­i­dent Barack Obama recently expanded a programme […]

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The father, mother or child of invention

Per­sonal expe­ri­ence can drive scholars to push the bound­aries in their chosen field, writes Jon Marcus. After losing a close rel­a­tive to cancer, Thomas Web­ster, chair of chem­ical engi­neering at Northeastern […]

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