This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, India explores using emerging technologies, such as organs-on-a-chip, as an alternative to animal model research. Discover the latest on how countries are implementing non-animal technologies for biomedical research here.

Animal, Mouse, Experiment, Laboratory

Snow caps are melting, land is drying up, and the Earth is flooding at rapid rates. See Nature’s pick of the best science images related to climate change here.

Polar Bear, Polar Bears, Predator

In the podcast, Nature PastCast, listen to some of the stories behind some of Nature’s biggest papers including who first suggested the phenomena of plate tectonics (large-scale movements of the Earth’s crust).

Cracks, Dry, Ground, Pattern, Drought