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Sexism cases ‘tip of the iceberg’, says head of US science organisation

12 February 2016  News and Analysis

More must be done to combat harassment in science, according to outgoing AAAS president Geraldine Richmond


Mylan to buy Meda in further generics consolidation

12 February 2016 Business

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£6.9bn deal will give combined company ‘critical mass’ in US market

Ionic liquids bestow stretch on biomedical sensors

12 February 2016 Research

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Heart rate and neck movements recognised by soft and stretchable device

Antibiotic alternatives need to be recruited in fight against resistance

12 February 2016 News and Analysis

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Vaccines, probiotics and other substitutes could help battle antimicrobial resistance as antibiotic effectiveness fades

EU science funding boosts job prospects over the next decade  

The now defunct FP7 scheme may still generate up to 130,000 new research positions per yea...

Supreme Court halts Obama's clean power plan  

White House plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants is temporarily frozen by th...

Environmental scientist calls for extensive climate mitigation studies  

Carbon dioxide removal operations will need to start by 2020 if emissions targets are not ...

Doubts raised about key BPA substitute  

Mounting research suggests a favoured bisphenol A replacement has similar biological effec...

Research bureaucracy put in crosshairs by Chinese government  

New policy offers scientists greater independence and control of how they spending funding

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