It's time to embrace change. Today Europe PubMed Central (PMC) proudly unveils a new website, packed with useful features, including a better search and reading experience, as well as better access to data.
I'm Striking Because Insecure Academic Contracts Are Ruining My Mental Health
A recent University and College Union (UCU) survey reported that 70% of the 49,000 researchers in higher education in the UK are currently employed on fixed-term contracts, as are 37,000 teaching staff (the majority of whom are paid hourly). The authors argues that the yearly search for new work is harming their health and is forcing them to put their life on hold.
Europe will press ahead with a network of satellites to track carbon dioxide emissions across the globe. The enhanced capability is expected to be a potent tool in helping all nations - not just European ones - better understand their carbon footprint.
China's Operating Manuals for Mass Internment and Arrest by Algorithm
A new leak of highly classified Chinese government documents reveals the operations manual for running the mass detention camps in Xinjiang and exposed the mechanics of the region's system of mass surveillance.
Last-minute Change Sees 'research' Reinstated in Job Title of R&D Commissioner
The incoming president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has given into demands that the word 'research' should feature in the research commissioner's job title, making the change at the last possible minute, just before the European Parliament confirmed the new team of commissioners in Strasbourg on Wednesday.