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If only we could panic buy prime ministers who know what they're doing | Marina Hyde

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Boris Johnson was in New York this week, trying to dodge awkward conversations and ignore domestic shortages Is the government's fabled Nudge Unit on a paddleboard somewhere in...
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Decarbonising construction

9 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The UK has pledged to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. The built environment, of which the construction sector is a crucial component, currently...
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STAT+: ‘It's never one-size-fits all': Health tech leaders look to design to make care more equitable

1 day ago   |   STAT

At the opening of each of her clinics, there's a moment when Carolyn Witte, the founder and chief executive officer of women's health startup Tia, holds her breath. “We call it...
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Tiny sensors inspired by gliding seeds could monitor the environment

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Millimetre-sized wireless sensors modelled after spinning or gliding seeds could be used to measure environmental factors such as pH
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Expert reaction to new global air quality guidelines

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

The World Health Organization have published new global air quality guidelines. Prof Frank Kelly, MRC centre for Environment and Health at Imperial College London, said: “Air...
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Expert reaction to trial looking at the effect of a pre-emptive intervention in children showing early signs of autism on developmental outcomes

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in JAMA Paediatrics, looked at the effect of a pre-emptive intervention in children showing early signs of autism on developmental outcomes. This Roundup...
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Want to help save the planet? Put these eco event dates in your diary

Want to help save the planet? Put these eco event dates in your diary

4 days ago   |   Metro

Join the people making a difference Want to get involved with green project but don't know how? We've prepared a guide to the eco events that you should put in your...
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The real urban jungle: how ancient societies reimagined what cities could be - podcast

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

They may be vine-smothered ruins today, but the lost cities of the ancient tropics still have a lot to teach us about how to live alongside nature. By Patrick Roberts
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Science can rescue farming. Relaxing gene editing rules should be the start | Nick Talbot

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

As the UK prepares to approve genome editing, a leading food scientist argues it should also ease up on GM crops Empty shelves in supermarkets have reminded us that our food...
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Allen Sayegh

6 days ago   |   Harvard

Allen Sayegh is Associate Professor in Practice of Architectural Technology at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the director of REAL , the Responsive...
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Why many food experts don't want a new international body for food science

Why many food experts don't want a new international body for food science

Two years of discussions and negotiations culminated on Thursday and Friday, as stakeholders from around the world convened for the first-ever United Nations Food Systems... Read more ...

STAT+: WHO adds Regeneron drug to recommended Covid-19 treatments, but...

The World Health Organization added a Regeneron Pharmaceuticals medication to its list of recommended treatments for Covid-19, and at the same time, joined Unitaid in... Read more ...

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September 2021 Issue of Food Science & Technology journal published

The September 2021 issue of the Food Science & Technology Journal has been published online and is freely available to IFST members. This issue includes articles on: IFST... Read more ...

Biden's chaotic messaging on Covid-19 boosters is pitting the White House...

WASHINGTON - The White House's chaotic, contradictory messaging on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots has given Americans whiplash. But more concerning, experts say, is that it... Read more ...

Tomato is first CRISPR-edited food to go on sale in the world

A tomato with higher levels of a nutrient linked to reduced stress can now be bought in Japan - it is the first CRISPR-edited food in the world to be launched commercially Read more ...

Gilda: biomedical entity text normalization with machine-learned...

Benjamin M. Gyori, Charles Tapley Hoyt, and Albert Steppi. 2021. “ Gilda: biomedical entity text normalization with machine-learned disambiguation as a service .” bioRxiv... Read more ...

Integrating multi-omics data reveals function and therapeutic potential of...

Laura M. Doherty, Caitlin E.Mills, Sarah A. Boswell, Xiaoxi Liu, Charles Tapley Hoyt, Benjamin M. Gyori, Sara J. Buhrlage, and Peter K. Sorger. 2021. “ Integrating multi-omics... Read more ...

STonKGs: A Sophisticated Transformer Trained on Biomedical Text and...

Helena Balabin, Charles Tapley Hoyt, Colin Birkenbihl, Benjamin M Gyori, John Bachman, Alpha Tom Kodamullil, Paul G Plöger, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, and Daniel... Read more ...

From knowledge to models: Automated modeling in systems and synthetic biology

Benjamin M. Gyori and John A. Bachman. 2021. “ From knowledge to models: Automated modeling in systems and synthetic biology .” Current Opinion in Systems Biology, 28, Pp... Read more ...