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Viewing the universe: The “incredible” auroras of Jupiter

It seems every week the magic of the James Webb telescope grips us all again, viewed in unprecedented detail the telescope has revealed the giant storms, moons, rings and auroras of Jupiter.
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Girls in data: Inspiring the future of female data science

Hannah Alexander, Junior Data Scientist at Ascent, shares her journey into data and gives insight for young women to join the tech movement early on and revolutionise female data science.
Antivaxxers holding sign at protest reading 'GOVERNMENT IS LYING TO YOU SAY NO TO THE VACCINE SAVE THE CHILDREN'

Overconfidence lends itself to anti-scientific views

Overconfidence bolsters anti-scientific views as the further an individual strays from science, the stronger their opinions become.

Breakthrough in the tracking and understanding of massive black holes

Searching in a dwarf galaxy, scientists have found a previously overlooked cache of massive black holes which may prove influential for future space research.
health equity issues, bioethics

Field of bioethics “largely silent” on health equity issues

A report calls on the field of bioethics to look at racial injustice in the US, especially the impact of neoliberalism on contemporary health equity issues.
moderate calorie restrictions, chronic inflammation

What are the health benefits of moderate calorie restrictions?

Researchers find that moderate calorie restrictions – with no specific diet – can shift the immuno-metabolic state in a way which can be protective of human health.
behaviour and focus

How meditation can alter behaviour and focus

The largest new study of its kind finds that meditation could assist people to become less prone to making mistakes.
bio-supported research

The value of BIO-supported research

Here, Open Access Government outline the thoughts of the NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences, (BIO) enabling discoveries for understanding life.
astrophysics and astronomy

Astrophysics and astronomy in the U.S.

How is the U.S. National Science Foundation improving diversity in astrophysics and astronomy? Here, Open Access Government investigates.
methane decomposition

112CO2: Low temperature catalytic methane decomposition for COx-free hydrogen production

Adélio Mendes, Full Professor from University of Porto and coordinator of 112CO2 project, describes the concept of low temperature catalytic methane decomposition for COx-free hydrogen production.
heart cells

Scientists discover how heart cells regulate circadian rhythms through daily changes

A new study, demonstrating how circadian rhythms in heart cells alter daily heart function, may explain why shift workers are vulnerable to heart complications.
technology policy japan

Science & technology policy in Japan

Open Access Government charts the science and technology policy priorities in Japan, including the areas MEXT Minister HAGIUDA Koichi has been pushing forward.
basic plan

Japan’s 6th Science, Technology and Innovation Basic Plan

UEYAMA Takahiro PhD, details Japan’s 6th Science, Technology and Innovation Basic Plan: Society 5.0 in Pursuit of Peoples’ Well-being Based on Trust and Sharing.
brain injury

Hormones contribute to movement impairment after brain injury

Hormones released after a brain injury contribute to movement problems on the left and right sides of the body, according to a new study.
business and academia

UK innovation relies on connections between business and academia

Dr Joe Marshall, chief executive of the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB), argues that while the UK government’s new Innovation Strategy is a good start, the key to growth is enabling powerful connections between the worlds of business and academia.
inclusivity in science

Science should be for everyone

Open Access Government take a look at the British Science Association’s work to foster inclusivity in science, creating community cohesion and engagement.
innovation in japan

Striving for cutting edge science, technology and innovation in Japan

Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has stressed the importance of being a world leader in science and technology. Here, Open Access Government look into why this is the case.
canada's innovation

Canada: From isolation to innovation

Open Access Government chart Canada’s innovation priorities in its recovery plan from the COVID-19 pandemic.
International scientific exchange

International scientific exchange can help transform the world

Open Access Government chart the priorities of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in supporting excellent young research, both nationally and internationally.
information science and engineering

Computer, information science & engineering research

Here, Open Access Government charts the U.S. National Science Foundation’s priorities for upholding its leadership in computer, information science & engineering research.

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