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In Perspective: Modernising science's social code

A planned update of a 1974 UN document could create a useful template for socially responsible science, says David …



Be open about any uncertainty in policy advice, scientists told

Scientists should not present a uniform front when advising decision-makers if it means uncertainties are ignored, …


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In Perspective: Launching a third industrial revolution

A third industrial revolution based on new communication and energy technologies needs strong political …


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In Perspective: A fatal gap between science and policy?

Journalists can help the developed world take responsibility for climate change by making it relevant to readers' …



African high-speed data network open to researchers

Scientists across southern and eastern Africa can now use a high-speed Internet link, via UbuntuNet network, to …


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In Perspective: USAID moves in the right direction

The US development agency looks set to build on its 'development science' efforts during Barack Obama's second …



IPCC should drop its big reports, meeting hears

The IPCC must move away from grandiose reports geared towards making a 'big media splash,' and zero in on specific …


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