MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian drugs regulator is among the first to admit that oversight of the nation’s huge pharmaceutical industry can be patchy.G.L. Singhal, chief regulator of northern Haryana state,
“We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.”
Maria Mitchell is known as the first professional female astronomer in the United States. On October 1, 1847, she peered through her family’s telescope and “swept around for comets,” as she did every night it was clear. But that night she became the first woman in the U.S. to discover one. She later became the first Astronomy professor at Vassar College, where she would often ask her students, “Did you learn that in a book or observe it yourself?”
"Engineering World Health welcomes Erin Coonahan to Honduras as a new team member for the local BMET Training Program. Erin won the prestigious Whitaker Fellowship, which “sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering overseas…”
You’ve got the poorest part of the world paying the highest charges for what is a relatively simple money transfer operation.
This isn’t about aid, its not about reinforcing their dependence on rich countries, it’s about giving them their own chance to work their way out of poverty.
Kevin Watkins, director of the Overseas Development Agency in London, talking about a new report on how African migrants pay some of the highest international money transfer rates in the world.
Wind farms have proliferated across the American landscape over the last four decades. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, one wind farm existed California in 1975. It produced enough electricity to power around 4,100 homes. By 2012, 815 wind farms were pumping out enough power for 15 million homes.