Major funding to combat infectious diseases
01 April 2015
The Wolfson Foundation is to donate a further £3 million over the next two years towards the Royal Society Wolfson Laboratory Refurbishment scheme, to be focused in the first year on research into infectious diseases such as Ebola.
Recent Sir Henry Dale Fellowship appointments
27 March 2015
The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has today published a list of recent recipients of the prestigious Sir Henry Dale Fellowships. The scheme is run together with the Wellcome Trust.
An elephant never forgets the way to the watering hole
25 March 2015
A study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B tracked the movement of elephants across the African savannah. The elephants chose the shortest distances towards watering holes, pin-pointing the location of valuable resources even when they were 50 km away. The results show that elephants have good spatial memories.
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