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Why growing human brain tissue in a dish is an ethical minefield

Genetics - Wed, 2018-04-25 20:00
The increasing ability to create mini human brains in labs or integrate human cells into animal brains is rightly provoking worries about their use, says Alex Pearlman
Categories: Biology

To help heal the Korean peninsula try scientific cooperation too

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-04-25 20:00
Research exchanges could help open up North Korea and reduce long-standing tensions with South Korea and its allies -if politicians will allow it, says Mark Zastrow.

Austerity has put UK forensic labs in crisis and justice at risk

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-04-25 20:00
Thousands of criminal cases are under review, forensic labs are failing to meet basic standards and some are just going bust. Where did it all go wrong?

Why growing human brain tissue in a dish is an ethical minefield

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-04-25 20:00
The increasing ability to create mini human brains in labs or integrate human cells into animal brains is rightly provoking worries about their use, says Alex Pearlman

Why the US is wrong to say burning wood is carbon neutral

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-04-25 18:04
The US’s decision to regard wood as carbon neutral flies in the face of the evidence and will lead to increased emissions
Categories: Science and society

Why the US is wrong to say burning wood is carbon neutral

Genetics - Wed, 2018-04-25 18:04
The US’s decision to regard wood as carbon neutral flies in the face of the evidence and will lead to increased emissions
Categories: Biology

Why the US is wrong to say burning wood is carbon neutral

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-04-25 18:04
The US’s decision to regard wood as carbon neutral flies in the face of the evidence and will lead to increased emissions

What to expect from the controversial new choice as NASA boss

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:24
Republican politician Jim Bridenstine has taken the reins at NASA after a long battle. What will his appointment mean for the space agency, asks Samantha Murphy
Categories: Science and society

What to expect from the controversial new choice as NASA boss

Genetics - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:24
Republican politician Jim Bridenstine has taken the reins at NASA after a long battle. What will his appointment mean for the space agency, asks Samantha Murphy
Categories: Biology

What to expect from the controversial new choice as NASA boss

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:24
Republican politician Jim Bridenstine has taken the reins at NASA after a long battle. What will his appointment mean for the space agency, asks Samantha Murphy

7 mathematicians you should have heard of – but probably haven’t

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:15
Awarded every four years, the Fields medals honour the brightest young mathematical talent. We look back at some of the most intriguing past winners
Categories: Science and society

Russia cuts off Google and Amazon by trying to ban Telegram app

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:15
Russia has unintentionally knocked out several major cloud services in ongoing efforts to cut access to secure messaging app Telegram
Categories: Science and society

7 mathematicians you should have heard of – but probably haven’t

Genetics - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:15
Awarded every four years, the Fields medals honour the brightest young mathematical talent. We look back at some of the most intriguing past winners
Categories: Biology

Russia cuts off Google and Amazon by trying to ban Telegram app

Genetics - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:15
Russia has unintentionally knocked out several major cloud services in ongoing efforts to cut access to secure messaging app Telegram
Categories: Biology

Russia cuts off Google and Amazon by trying to ban Telegram app

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-04-25 17:15
Russia has unintentionally knocked out several major cloud services in ongoing efforts to cut access to secure messaging app Telegram

G-spot surgery given to three women to boost sexual pleasure

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-04-25 16:33
The “G-spotplasty” is intended to improve G-spot sensitivity, but some worry it will make women who don’t orgasm vaginally think they have a medical problem
Categories: Science and society

G-spot surgery given to three women to boost sexual pleasure

Genetics - Wed, 2018-04-25 16:33
The “G-spotplasty” is intended to improve G-spot sensitivity, but some worry it will make women who don’t orgasm vaginally think they have a medical problem
Categories: Biology

G-spot surgery given to three women to boost sexual pleasure

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-04-25 16:33
The “G-spotplasty” is intended to improve G-spot sensitivity, but some worry it will make women who don’t orgasm vaginally think they have a medical problem

Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-04-25 16:31
The Gaia satellite has been scouring the sky for years. Over 22 months, it has located billions of stars and thousands of galaxies. Here’s what it found
Categories: Science and society

Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars

Genetics - Wed, 2018-04-25 16:31
The Gaia satellite has been scouring the sky for years. Over 22 months, it has located billions of stars and thousands of galaxies. Here’s what it found
Categories: Biology