POOR VACCINE PLANNING COULD INCREASE THE PANDEMIC'S RACIAL DIVIDE

Failing to put the most vulnerable Americans at the front of the line for coronavirus vaccines will exacerbate the gaping racial and...

ICYMI: THE BEST IN TECH POLICY FOR DECEMBER 2020

Each month the Stand Together Community provides its monthly roundup of the most noteworthy articles and publications in tech. In this...

 
 
 

THIS IS BIDEN'S SEVEN-POINT PLAN FOR TACKLING THE PANDEMIC

The plan is a distillation of a 200-page strategy document, some of which have already started to be put into action through executive...

US AND UK DIVERGE OVER CRITICAL COVID-19 VACCINE DOSE STRATEGY

UK authorities have announced they will allow up to 12 weeks between the first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses but US regulators...

 
 
 

THE BEST EVIDENCE FOR HOW TO OVERCOME COVID VACCINE FEARS

Social science offers valuable lessons about ways to convince those who are hesitant about the shots

THE SCRAMBLE TO ARCHIVE CAPITOL INSURRECTION FOOTAGE BEFORE IT DISAPPEARS

A global effort to save incriminating evidence raises ethical quandaries.

 
 
 

PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE VERY VALUABLE - AND EASY TO ABUSE

Imagine a two-tiered society: One group has access to jobs and public places, one doesn't

BIG TECH AND ANTITRUST: A PATH FORWARD

With so much uncertainty, let's embrace a policy agenda that is premised on curiosity

 
 
 

MEET SCOTT BRENNEN, SENIOR POLICY ASSOCIATE FOR THE CENTER ON SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY POLICY

In November, we had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Scott Babwah Brennen to our team. He will be serving alongside Matt Perault as the...

FACEBOOK IS NOW OFFICIALLY TOO POWERFUL, SAYS THE US GOVERNMENT

Regulators filed a lawsuit claiming that the company has a monopoly on social networking and should divest itself of Instagram and...

 
 
 

‘IT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING': DEEPMIND'S AI MAKES GIGANTIC LEAP IN SOLVING PROTEIN STRUCTURES

Google's deep-learning program for determining the 3D shapes of proteins stands to transform biology, say scientists.

SIX FROM DUKE ELECTED FELLOWS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE

Fellows are recognized for their distinguished scientific and social contributions. Nita A. Farahany, Robinson O. Everett Distinguished...

 
 
 

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS FINDING AGREEMENT ON A TECH ANTITRUST AGENDA

House Democrats and Republicans are finding common ground on a set of principles for countering tech monopolies that they believe could...

TECH CEOS TO FACE BITTER AND BITTERLY DIVIDED CONGRESS OVER ELECTION POSTS

Congress united over foreign meddling online four years ago. It's split over domestic misinformation now.

 
 
 

3.2 BILLION IMAGES AND 720,000 HOURS OF VIDEO ARE SHARED ONLINE DAILY. CAN YOU SORT REAL FROM FAKE?

Twitter over the weekend “tagged” as manipulated a video showing US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden supposedly forgetting...

DESIGNING DIGITAL IMMUNITY CERTIFICATES FOR COVID-19

Companies are preparing to design digital immunity certificates for COVID-19 that could be used when a vaccine is available.

 
 
 

IF A ROBOT IS CONSCIOUS, IS IT OK TO TURN IT OFF? THE MORAL IMPLICATIONS OF BUILDING TRUE AIS

In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “The Measure of a Man,” Data, an android crew member of the Enterprise, is to be dismantled...

A VISION FOR THE NEXT DECADE OF HUMAN GENOMICS RESEARCH

An article in Nature lays out 10 bold predictions for a field whose extraordinary achievements are just the beginning of what could...

 
 
 

HOW THE US RESPONSE TO COVID BROKE ITS WORLD-CLASS HEALTH AGENCIES

A series of bad decisions and ill-judged policies, coupled with unrivaled political interference, has led to the FDA and CDC losing...

SECTION 230: A REFORM AGENDA FOR THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION

Section 230 has been the subject of bipartisan criticism in Washington, with both President Trump and former Vice President Biden arguing...

 
 
 



World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Emergent BioSolutions: Sr. Manager, Analytical Development

Emergent BioSolutions: Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect... Read more ...

The Under-explored Extracellular Proteome of Aero-Terrestrial Microalgae...

Abstract Trebouxia sp. and Coccomyxa simplex are desiccation-tolerant lichen microalgae with different adaptive strategies in accordance with the prevailing conditions of their... Read more ...

Systems Integration Team, Staff Scientist - Singular Genomics - San Diego, CA

Singular Genomics is inventing at the forefront of genomics, one of the world's fastest-growing industries. We are a venture-backed biotech company in La Jolla,... From... Read more ...

Walking Faster and Farther With a Soft Robotic Exosuit: Implications for...

Objective: Soft robotic exosuits can improve the mechanics and energetics of walking after stroke. Building on this prior work, we evaluated the effects of the first prototype... Read more ...

Alveolar Tissue Fibers and Surfactant Effects on Lung Mechanics - Model...

Goal: Alveolar compliance is a main determinant of lung airflow. The compliance of the alveoli is a function of their tissue fiber elasticity, fiber volume, and surface... Read more ...

Sub-Nanowatt Ultrasonic Bio-Telemetry Using B-Scan Imaging

Goal: The objective of this paper is to investigate if the use of a B-scan ultrasound imaging system can reduce the energy requirements, and hence the power-dissipation... Read more ...

Face Coverings, Aerosol Dispersion and Mitigation of Virus Transmission Risk

The SARS-CoV-2 virus is primarily transmitted through virus-laden fluid particles ejected from the mouth of infected people. Face covers can mitigate the risk of virus... Read more ...

Neural Implants Without Electronics: A Proof-of-Concept Study on a Human...

Objective: Chronic neural implants require energy and signal supply. The objective of this work was to evaluate a multichannel transcutaneous coupling approach in an ex vivo... Read more ...

Plant genome editing expanded with newly engineered variant of CRISPR-Cas9

Scientists have created a newly engineered variant of the famed gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9. SpRY removes the barriers of what can and can't be targeted for gene editing... Read more ...

Student uses zebrafish to study spinal deformities

Molecular developmental biologists used zebrafish embryos to study a gene mutation that causes scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine that typically occurs in humans just... Read more ...