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Science points to ‘climate collapse’ as UN chief calls COP28 to action

The world is heating up at an unprecedented pace, new climate data shows, and leaders gathered for the COP28 conference which opened in Dubai on Thursday must get us out of “deep trouble”, UN chief António Guterres said.

Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar: Centre announces new set of National Awards for Science, Technology & Innovation

New Delhi: The Centre has announced a new set of National Awards in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation known as “Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar’’.

Innovation continued despite COVID-19: New UN report

New York:Despite the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19, the new technology sector continued to thrive and prosper last year, the UN’s intellectual property agency said in a new report published on Monday.

UNESCO report highlights need for greater investment, diversity in science

New York: Although spending on science has risen worldwide, greater investment is needed in the face of growing crises, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recommended in a new report published on Friday.

UN forum examines how to make science and technology work better for all

New York: Harnessing the full potential of science and technology for the benefit of all people, everywhere, is the focus of a two-day virtual meeting convened by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), which opened on Tuesday.

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals

New York, Feb 12 (IBNS): Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Science, technology and innovation crucial to ‘transformative impact’ of Global Goals, UN forum hears

New York, June 6 (IBNS): If everyone is to enjoy a future of peace, dignity and opportunity, then science, technology and innovation need to be at the heart of the race to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, a Forum at UN Headquarters heard on Tuesday.

Understanding roots opens students to science, diversity

Texas, Feb 24 (IBNS): Focusing science education on students through genetic and genealogical studies may be the way to increase minorities in the pipeline and engage students who would otherwise deem science too hard or too uninteresting, according to a Penn State anthropologist.

Gartner says more than 40 percent of data science tasks will be automated by 2020

New York, Jan 16 (IBNS): More than 40 percent of data science tasks will be automated by 2020, resulting in increased productivity and broader usage of data and analytics by citizen data scientists, according to Gartner, Inc.