Oregon authors at Lane County Fair to debut, discuss new books

William L. Sullivan The pandemic that canceled author tours had a silver lining: Oregon authors had time to write interesting new books. Now that restrictions have lifted, 34 authors will be at the Lane County Fair from Wednesday to Sunday, discussing and autographing their latest works. This year “Zetty,” a novel by Eugene mental health … Read more

Authors discuss book on science and definitions of merit

Science is a meritocracy. The merit of scientists’ ideas matters much more than whether a scientist is Black or white, a man or a woman, and is gay or straight. Right? Not so fast, says a new book, Misconceiving Merit: Paradoxes of Excellence and Devotion in Academic Science and Engineering (University of Chicago Press). The … Read more

Kazakh large enterprises and int’l organizations discuss ways of decarbonization

AKTAU. KAZINFORM On June 3 on the eve of the World Environment Day, the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources, with the support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), organized a conference with representatives of enterprises and international organizations to discuss environmental regulation and monitoring, an approach to reduce emissions of pollutants and … Read more

International Conference on Human Milk Science & Innovation to Discuss Latest Research on Bioactivity and Neurodevelopment

Taking place June 10-11 at the Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere in Vienna, Austria, ICHMSI is the premier forum for thought leaders and medical experts in human milk science. Conference co-chairs, Professor Angelika Berger of the Medical University of Vienna and Professor Michael Zemlin of Saarland University Medical Center, will provide opening and closing remarks. “Since … Read more

Energy Secretary to Visit Nuclear Plant, Discuss Waste Issue | Connecticut News

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – The US energy secretary is planning to visit a nuclear power plant in Connecticut on Friday at the invitation of the local congressional member as they both work to change how spent nuclear fuel is stored nationwide to solve a decadeslong stalemate. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm … Read more