Deep-sea trawling must be banned

Industry interests should not be allowed to derail a European Union vote on whether to prohibit a destructive fishing technique, says Les Watling.

Trawling the bottom of the ocean, dragging heavy metal equipment along the seabed at high speed, is the most destructive form of deep-sea fishing in the world. The fishing industry loves it because it is very effective. But it is indiscriminate and leaves behind a trail of devastation.

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11/17/2013 at 4:28pm

Full-Time Position Available


The Fertility Institute of Hawaii has a laboratory assistant position available in their laboratory. Interested candidates should send their CV with a brief cover letter to John L.

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11/13/2013 at 10:18pm

University of Washington Summer Scholars Program


The University of Washington (UW) in Seattle has announced the 2012 Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology.

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11/13/2013 at 10:24pm

New Spring 2012 Course


A new course, MCB 472: The Biology of Cancer will be taught this Spring 2012 semester.

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11/13/2013 at 10:39pm

Summer 2012 Opportunity at Kellogg Biological Station


The Kellogg Biological Station at Michigan State University offers summer field-based undergraduate and graduate courses as well as 

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11/13/2013 at 10:51pm

University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity


The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (UM SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates underrepresented in th

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11/13/2013 at 10:43pm