In a rueful look back at her prescient book, an author wrestles with why we shrugged at the nightmare warnings and hopes this time will be different.
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‘We are seeing the end of coal,’ says analyst as energy source with biggest impact on climate crisis falls for sixth year in a row
Three studies identify unintended consequences of gene editing in human embryos, including large deletions and reshuffling of DNA.
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued an Opinion discussing the interplay between the Clinical Trials Regulation (CTR) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The present paper focuses on discussing these guidelines for the processing of personal data in the context of clinical trials under the GDPR.
Students of the IHU MSc in Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Law have started their dissertation research projects in the Molecular Ecology Lab of Thermi’s facilities under the supervision of the Programme’s Academic Associate, Dr. Savvas Genitsaris. In particular, their projects concern: (a) the investigation of the plankton community of Thessaloniki Bay with morphological and molecular markers […]
According to Mary Poppins, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. In the case of coronavirus, a cloak of sugar helps the virus infect.
Three studies showing large DNA deletions and reshuffling heighten safety concerns about heritable genome editing.
A person’s blood type and other genetic factors may be linked with severity of coronavirus infection.
On any given day, hospitals across the United States burn through some 16,500 liters (35,000 pints) of donated blood for emergency surgeries, scheduled operations, and routine transfusions.
The pandemic has seen carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fall as fossil fuel use has collapsed. But will these changes be permanent?