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Feature: Guilty?
The conviction of Italian scientists at the centre of the tragic L’Aquila earthquake was not an attack on the sanctity of science.
conSCIENCE: Global Outlook for Nuclear Energy
Despite the Fukushima disaster, Australian uranium miners are confident that the growing demand for electricity in a carbon-constrained world will drive an increase in nuclear power generation.
Up Close: Ear to the ground: Preparing for and recovering from earthquakes
Earthquake researcher Assoc Prof Mark Quigley explains the lessons learned from recent major earthquakes into how to better prepare regions at risk, the value of strong science communication to affected populations during crisis, and the importance of developing appropriate building codes in anticipation of the Next Big One.
Odd Spot: Tsunami Wipes out Science
A new study has examined the effect of the 2011 Japanese tsunami on research output.