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First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Kuo Symposium on 3D Cryo-EM Molecular Imaging held in Shanghai

The 2014 Kuo Symposium on 3D Cryo-EM Molecular Imaging, of which Shanghai Society of Biophysics was one of the organizers, was held from July 28 to 30, 2014 in Shanghai at the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (SIBCB) of Shanghai Institute for ... [Published China Association for Science and Technology - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Who is Manjul Bhargava? 10 things to know about the Fields Medal winner

On Tuesday, Bhargava set a record by becoming first person of Indian origin to win the Fields Medal, popularly known as the Nobel Prize of Mathematics. The award is given out every four years by the International Mathematical Union (IMU) to mathematicians ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Scoping out Shanghai’s science scene

In the summer, when most schools and academic institutions are still on holiday, several splendid symposiums and summer schools have been taking place at universities and research institutes in Shanghai.Among them, the 2014 Kuo Symposium on 3D Cryo Electron ... [Published Global Times - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Failure to deal with ethics will make climate engineering ‘unviable’

_ Geoengineering, also known as climate modification, falls into two categories - carbon dioxide removal or solar radiation management. Photograph: ISS/NASA Research into ways to engineer the Earth’s climate as a last-ditch response to global warming ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

DR. K. Vijay Raghwan, Secretary DBT Felicitated on His Selction as Foreign Associate to the USNAS

Shri S.Jaipal Reddy, Union Science & Technology & Earth Sciences Minister felicitatedDr. K. Vijay Raghawan, Secretary, Department of Bio-Technology (DBT), Govt. of India on his election as a Foreign Associate of the United States National Academy of ... [Published Press Information Bureau India - May 09 2014]

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...It is a long-standing problem for biologists," Sun said. "During this symposium, I was excited to learn that many research labs and companies work together to correlate fluorescent microscopy with electron microscopy. In this way, we can see the possibility to discover and investigate more cellular architectures and processes in the future."
He said: "There’s a huge array of ideas and they go from local scale to intermediate scale to a global scale. The scale, the impacts and the risks all go up together."
...2007 - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, co-winner with Mario Capecchi and Martin Evans for their discoveries of "principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells"

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