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Show more leadership on biodiversity, less time on international meetings, watchdog tells Environment and Climate ... - National Observer


National Observer
Environment and Climate Change Canada needs to show more leadership to guide the country toward meeting its national biodiversity targets, a new report from the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development argues. “Environment and ...
Canadian Homesteading
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Scientists warn of dangerous decline in Asia-Pacific's biodiversity - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
“Biodiversity – the essential variety of life forms on Earth – continues to decline in every region of the world, significantly reducing nature's capacity to contribute to people's well-being,” says the latest Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform ...

With €1.5 billion for artificial intelligence research, Europe pins hopes on ethics - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
On 24 April, a group of nine prominent AI researchers, including Schölkopf, took matters into their own hands and offered suggestions in an open letter. They urge governments to set up an intergovernmental European Lab for Learning and Intelligent ...

Open Microscopy Environment (OME)

Dundee - United Kingdom

OME develops open-source software and data format standards for the storage and manipulation of biological microscopy data. It is a joint project between universities, research establishments, industry and the software development community.

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Microscopy/Microscopy Education (MME)
United States

Microscopy/Microscopy Education (MME) was founded in 1981 to provide customized, on-site microscopy courses. The first courses were offered in light microscopy and interferometry. Subsequently, the consortium has grown to include experts in nearly all areas of microscopy and related imaging. From conventional fluorescence and polarized light to electron microscopy and its related analytical techniques (EDS, WDX) to the most progressive atomic f

Open Bioinformatics Foundation
United States

Aiming to provide financial, administrative, and technical assistance for various open source life science projects.

Open Yale Courses
Azerbaijan

Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn. All lectures were recorded in the Yale College classroom and are available in video, audio, and text transcript formats Registration is not required No course credit, degree, or certificate is avai

MGED Open Source Projects
United States

Software, ontology and mailing lists for the Microarray Gene Expression Data Society.

Open Questions: Archaea and Extremophiles
Canada

Annotated list of recommended sources.

Obiba: Open Source Software for Biobanks
Canada

The aim of this project is to build an open software infrastructure on which genomic epidemilogy studies can depend and to which they can contribute. It is supported by the P3G consortium.

Gene Expression Open Source System
United States

Open source database and analysis package used to store and analyze gene expression data. Includes microarray center workflow management, and researcher tools to analyze final data.

United States

An open-source project to build a transcranial device. Includes Wiki for self-reporting of brain-stimulation experience.

Hardy Li'l Critters will be First Tested in Open Space
Canada

News entry in the Boing Boing blog about tardigrades in space.

Open Culture - Free Biology Courses
United States

Get free Biology courses from the worlds leading universities.You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player.