SciDev.Net will be officially launched in December

SciDev.Net, a new free-access web portal, sponsored by Nature, Science and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), with financial support from major funding agencies and foundations in the UK, Sweden, Canada, and United States, will be officially launched in December. SciDev.Net is an internet-based network dedicated to reporting and discussing aspects of science and technology relevant to sustainable development and the needs of developing countries.