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In the January 2021 edition of North America Analysis, we hear from Robert B Stone and Jordan M Berg, of the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Division at the U.S. National Science Foundation, who explore precisely how engineering research improves people’s lives.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service has suffered the effects of 2020, and here, Open Access Government examines how it is providing care and relief for both U.S. citizens and forests everywhere.
Dr Charu Kaushic, Chair of GloPID-R, and Dr Geneviève Boily-Larouche, CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity, provide a perspective on pandemic preparedness and response, including lessons learned for global coordination among research funders.
Robert B Stone and Jordan M Berg, of the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Division at the U.S. National Science Foundation, chart precisely how engineering research improves people’s lives.
Fourth-generation soybean and corn farmer Monte Peterson explains why he uses genetically modified crops (GMOs) to farm more sustainably and safely.
Darrel Baumgardner, Chief Scientist at Droplet Measurement Technologies LLC asks if cloud seeding can partially mitigate the environmental impact of climate change, in this the first part of a series of special articles, starting with some basic principles.
Dr Gamer, Academic Dean, Integrated Technology Division, tells us all about mechatronics education at Western Technical College, supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Gary Lacasse, Executive Director with Kelly Puddister and Patrick Wright from the Canadian AIDS Society, argue that Canada is far behind other G7 countries in eliminating new HIV infections, with a 25.3% increase in new cases reported between 2014 and 2018.
Chang-Soo KIM, Professor at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses the importance of developing a deeper understanding about how plant roots find water.
Morry Markowitz, President of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association underscores the importance of moving forward when it comes to fuel cells and hydrogen.
The evaluation of Medical Students and the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) are charted here by L. Maximilian Buja, MD, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
In this African and Asian agriculture for 2021 focus, options for managing fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in maize and sorghum are discussed by experts in the field Richard E. Goodman and Joseph E. Huesing.
Professor Shadia Habbal from Institute for Astronomy – University of Hawaii, explores and introduces the Mysteries of the Sizzling Solar Corona.
Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University discusses youth health risks and why resilience is crucial to youth wellness.
Andreas Met, COO, Compliance and Director at Halo Labs highlights how the use of medical cannabis is on the rise in the UK and could offer relief to many NHS patients.
Lydia Holmes, Director of Sustainability USA Rice Federation argues that rice farmers in America take pride in looking after the land for future generations.
Dr Anjuli S. Bamzai, NSF Division Director for Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences and Ms Elizabeth Zelenski, Staff Associate, NSF Office of the Assistant Director for Geosciences, explain research on water-related extreme events that have profound implications for society.
Paul G. Wolf, Professor and Chair, Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, explains cellular processes and attempts to link them to the chromosome number patterns seen in a particular group of plants: ferns.
Jennifer Perr, Sustainability Director at Hi-Cone explains how the EU Green Deal can impact the packaging industry and transform plastic use for a more sustainable future.
The NSF’s Division of Integrative Organismal Systems, within the Directorate for Biological Sciences, discusses how their work determining phenotype from genotype is fighting food insecurity.