Tag - Science

Creating research value needs more than just science – arts can help

Science and technology are valued highly in many societies. Globally, discussions of research priorities by governments, universities, and many researchers position science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) disciplines at the forefront of innovation and industry engagement. However, for industries to adopt innovations and for research [...]

Technology Minister Lauds JC Old Boys’ Association in New York

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon Andrew Wheatley, has lauded the Jamaica College Old Boys ‘Association of New York (JCOBA-NY) for its significant contribution to the advancement of science and technology in the diaspora and Jamaica. “I welcome the focus of your [...]

The Sun might be an ‘ordinary’ star after all

Is our sun fundamentally different from other “sun-like” stars? This question highlights an ongoing controversy about whether our nearest star is unique or, in fact, an “ordinary star.” Now, an international collaboration of solar physicists thinks it has an answer. Although the sun is very [...]

Research may provide the tools to create better schools

Cognitive science field experiments are critical to understanding human learning and education By Rachel Traughber, FAS Communications   Just as clinical trials are critical to enhancing human health and medicine, field experiments are critical to understanding human learning and education, according to a new paper published in [...]

Robots are milking scorpions for venom that can be used in cancer research

By LIBBY PLUMMER Scorpion venom is used in a number of medical fields, including cancer research, and is usually harvested manually in a process that can be potentially deadly. “This robot makes venom recovery fast and safe”, according to Mouad Mkamel, who designed the robot with a [...]

4th International Conference on Agriculture, Biotechnology, Science and Engineering 2017

iCABSE 2017 4th International Conference on Agriculture, Biotechnology, Science and Engineering which will be held at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on the 25-26 August 2017. Academicians, researchers and PhD/Master candidates are invited to submit papers to the conference. Paper submission (Full paper)  :   [...]