John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is accepting entries for the third consecutive Alexis Walker Award that recognizes outstanding works in the field of family science. The award prize rests at $5,000 and will be presented at 79th conference of the National Council on Family Relations, November 2017 at Orlando. The last date of submission is 1st September, 2017. All entries have to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In a recent report, it has been stated that the Haizi Mountain in China will soon host an observatory to detect ultra-high energy gamma rays. The observations made out of it will lead the researchers a bit closer to the origin of cosmic rays in the universe. Reference Link: http://www.nature.com/news/chinese-mountain-observatory-to-probe-cosmic-ray-origins-1.21631
UNESCO has raised concerns regarding the high level of coral bleaching happening in the Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Experts have zeroed down on climate change being an influential factor in causing coral destruction. The findings have been published in Nature journal stating 91% coral bleaching in the past two decades. Reference Link: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2017/jun/03/unesco-raises-serious-concern-over-australia-great-barrier-reef-1612444.html
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to update the COVID-19 vaccine once every year, like the influenza vaccine. However, scientists are divided on the proposal. Some argue that the plan will help simplify the country’s complex immunization plan and boost vaccination. Others are skeptical about whether the vaccine should be made compulsory, even […]