More Than 2,300 EU Academics Resign Over UK University 'Brexodus'
New figures show a 19 per cent increase in departures of European staff from UK universities last year compared to before the EU referendum, and a 10 per cent rise from some 2130 resignations in 2015-16.
Research into the sex life of the screwworm turned out to be very, very important
A scientific study into the “sex life of the screwworm” – once ridiculed as a waste of money – is to be given a US award designed to recognise research that might sound silly or odd but is actually important. Its findings led to the development of “the only truly original innovation in insect control” of the 20th century, credited with the eradication of the screwworm fly from North and Central America.