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Russia's cabinet resigns and it's all part of Putin's plan

On Jan. 15, Putin gave his annual state of the nation address and unveiled “serious changes to the political system.” In response to proposed constitutional amendments, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his government resigned. But this move should not be seen as protest, argues Russia scholar Regina Smyth.

How will Brexit impact scientific research in the UK?

One small piece of the Brexit puzzle will be how the UK funds scientific research, and how easy or hard it will be for scientists — who traditionally are part of an international, mobile workforce — to work outside their home country.