Scotland's First National Peatland plan is something everyone should look at if only to make you hold your breath at the absolute beauty of the peatlands and thankfully at last the plan that will make a concerted effort to sustain and work to repair and damage to these lovely and lonely places.
CYBERBIT Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd, Israel, established in May has been awarded two contracts. One was awarded by the National Police of a European country, the second awarded by a law enforcement agency of an African country with contracts being executed over a two-year period.
With the moving word you know that slang or the latest in technology has arrived when it makes into the OxfordDictionaries.com!! The latest is a crypto currency related definition with the Oxford University Press owned OxfordDictionaries.com, the online language resource has added new cryptocurrency-related definitions.
The first thirteen graduates from the Erasmus Mundus Master’s degree in Geo resources Engineering graduate today at the University of Liege coordinated EMerald (Erasmus Mundus in Geo-resources engineering)
The technology of satellite tagging has disclosed that two more red kites have been illegally killed in northern Scotland. The incidents in 2014 are just now being made public as Police have concluded enquiries. No-one has been arrested in connection with any of the incidents.
NHS Shetland is warning folk of a telephone scam after an elderly woman had money taken from her bank account this week. In a statement the health board said a man phoned the woman and gave the impression he was calling about her medication. It is understood the sum was £270. And the scams continue with pop-up adverts and tempting offers
Historic Scotland has responded to the convincing persuasions of the determined campaign that sees listed amongst Scotland’s National Monuments, the gypsy travellers’ meeting and wedding place in west Cowal, known as The Tinkers’ Heart.
United Kingdom is a great destination when it comes to jobs and prospects for expats, but it only ranks at 31 place among global sites, and its high costs of living and dreary weather drive the UK expats to the continent. Ecuador, Mexico and Malta once again top the best places to live abroad list.
The Scottish Countryside Alliance welcomes a new Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) broadband grant scheme today by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The £9 million will fund community-led broadband schemes where groups of hard-to-reach communities get together to procure super-fast broadband services from commercial providers.
Although Gaberlunzie has never been into taking selfies, he does find it quite an amusing sideline activity thanks to the ubiquitous smart phone. But its hats off to NASA and Corey S. Powell @coreyspowell
Springer, that giant in science publishing has retracted 64 articles from 10 of its journals after officials realised that “peer reviews” were linked to fake email accounts.Over the past three years, some 230 papers have been withdrawn because of false review issues, according to the academic blog that reports on academic publishing plagiarism and fraud.
Plan Bee Ltd gets a new chairman in Mark McDavid who has 30 years’ experience in the consumer goods industry. That included MD at Aunt Bessie’s Ltd, Hallmark Greeting Cards PLC, Marine Harvest Salmon and Northern Foods. Currently he is Chairman of Yorkshire food producer HECK! and non-exec director of National Services Scotland.
Experimental physicist Rainer Blatt from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information is awarded the international John Stewart Bell Prize for his pioneering research in quantum physics at an award ceremony at the University of Toronto on 20 August 2015.
Gaberlunzie is impressed by the DxO’s ONE recently-announced “connected camera,” that has just been awarded the prestigious EISA Award for 2015-2016 in the category of "Best European Photo Innovation". The European Image and Sound Association, more than 15 of the biggest photography magazines through Europe, praised the design of DxO’s first ever camera, as well as the company’s ability to go beyond the conventional approach when creating a camera of this quality.
Hats off to Harvard student Aran Khanna who loses a Facebook internship after pointing out privacy flaws, but has been offered another internship with a tech start-up in Silicon Valley and learnt much from the incident.
The 2015 ECNP Media Award, in recognition of outstanding contributions to destigmatising disorders of the brain, will be presented to Mary Baker during the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress in Amsterdam this month .
While researchers have shown that graphene ribbons narrower than 10 nanometers do act like semiconductors, exhibiting a band gap they struggle to produce a way to make them so that it could be plausibly applied by the semiconductor industry
New tests and drugs being developed to combat rise of AMR (antimicrobial resistance) will fail without support from a public who understand the threat and so can make informed decisions and support long term change, say LPO (Longitude Prize Organisation) which has produced stories to explore the issue.
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