Stories about Science from December, 2007
China Scientist's wage is the lowest among 38 countries according to a EU report. Gezhi points out that, the real income maybe higher as many of the scientists in China is not depending on wage, but other side income (zh).
Thumb sized bats discovered in Thailand.
James from Japan Probe picks up an interesting local news: a top government official believes that the existence of UFO is definitely real.
Is it top ten year-end list time yet? Bullog International blogger Song Shinan gives us eight choices [zh] in a vote for blog story of the year at Bullog, the small but growing blog service provider (BSP) which hosts some of China's most progressive blogger voices, centered around hope to...
Ouyang Ziyuan, chief scientist of the lunar exploration program, cited a discovery of a Canadian Chinese, saying in China’s first moon picture there were two craters in an area where the NASA's image only showed one. However, a netizen named "Beautiful Eyes" believed the new crater was only a mistake.
Declan Butler links to an article by John Bohannon, which “tells the story of scientists’ actions in the Libya [Tripoli Six] case.”
Social Science in the Caucasus looks at a recent international study of schools in Azerbaijan and says that the results are concerning.
Today, world leaders, activists and students will be converging in Bali, Indonesia for the United Nations Conference on climate change. The conference comes on the heels of the UN high level meeting held in New York, September 2007, where global voices environment covered some of the discussions that sought to...