Women in Science Interactive
Women in Science, a new interactive tool, presents the latest available data for countries at all stages of development. Produced by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, the tool lets you explore and visualize gender gaps in the pipeline leading to a research career, from the decision to get a doctorate degree to the fields of research women pursue and the sectors in which they work.
English sculptor who spent 12 years in Kathmandu, Nepal where he studied Buddhist philosophy and casting bronze using the lost wax.
Peace, balance, simplicity, clarity, he sculpts the negative to make a positive closer to our reality.
The truly magnificent sculpture.
National Park Closes Road to Deter Poachers
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
The practice — known as burl poaching — has become so prevalent along the Northern California coast that Redwood National and State Parks have started closing the popular Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway at night in a desperate attempt to deter thieves.
Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/03/national-park-closes-road-deter-poachers