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  • Mobile phones and the birds and bees
    Of late mobile phones have been blamed for a significant decline in populations of bees and birds, especially sparrows. <b>Ken Banks</b> tries to find out if ...
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  • "It is early days for PPP model in India"
    In a discussion with iGovernment, IBM India's Public Sector General Manager <b>Puneet Gupta</b> shares his views on the company's offerings for the government ...
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  • EpiCollect for 'citizen scientists'
    A new software developed for smart phones will allow scientist and researchers to collate and analyse data through a central web based database in real time. ...
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  • Computers powering medical research
    Advanced scientific research is no longer done through microscopes or telescopes, but by computers enabling investigators to collate, visualise and analyse ...
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  • Developing a knowledge society
    GeSCI’s publication <b><i>Building a Knowledge Society for All</i></b> points out that while transition to knowledge-based economies is progressing, the gap ...
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  • Computing is transforming science
    Microsoft Research publication <b><i>The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery</i></b> is a collection of essays that offers insight into the ...
  • IDS to build knowledge networks in India
    The UK-based IDS, in partnership with OneWorld South Asia, organised a one-day workshop in New Delhi to share its research on important development issues like ...
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  • Preserving our digitised heritage
    A Japanese research team has proposed storing data on semiconductor memory-chips made of silicon that will make information as resilient as if it were set in ...
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  • Web 2.0 aiding researchers
    The use of new software and web tools provided by Web 2.0 are helping scientists across the world to document, index and share their works. Reference managers ...
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  • Getting access to environmental data
    An EU-funded project called Sensors Anywhere (SANY) has created a new platform that allows free exchange and use of environmental data regardless of its ...
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  • Rare scientific manuscripts now online
    The Royal Society, world's oldest scientific institution, will release original works of scientists like Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hawking and ...
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  • A brainy computer
    An innovative science project in Europe is trying to utilise the properties of bio-chemistry to create computers almost as powerful and complex, and similar in ...
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  • Colombia receives tech boost in new deal
    Microsoft's research arm has signed an agreement with the Colombian government to boost the use of information technologies in science research in the hope of ...
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» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

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