Apples and Oranges

Andrés Bernasconi at Chile's Universidad Andrés Bello says in Inside Higher Ed there are several ways in which most academics differ from the business executives they must often imitate "at times of increasing entrepreneurialism in universities." Though he acknowledges that "some academics are … shrewd business persons when it comes to profitably linking their research or consulting work to the needs of industry," most are less inclined to participate in such

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.