CDC REVERSAL ON INDOOR MASKING PROMPTS EXPERTS TO ASK, ‘WHERE'S THE DATA?'

New recommendations from federal health officials this week on when vaccinated Americans should don face masks came with a startling...

PROTEIN FOLDING AI IS MAKING A ‘ONCE IN A GENERATION' ADVANCE IN BIOLOGY

Thanks to AI, we just got stunningly powerful tools to decode life. In two back-to-back papers last week, scientists at DeepMind and...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK, GOOGLE POLITICAL AD BANS NOT EFFECTIVE, RESEARCHERS SAY

Two researchers at the Duke University Center on Science and Technology Policy conclude that bans on political advertising put in place...

“THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT GOT HURT WERE THE SMALL GUYS”

Assessing Winners and Losers from the 2020 Platform Political Ad Bans - New Policy Brief from the Center on Science & Technology Policy

 
 
 

BIAS DETECTIVES

As machine learning infiltrates society, scientists are trying to help ward off injustice in algorithms

A NEW ERA OF DESIGNER BABIES MAY BE BASED ON OVERHYPED SCIENCE

Genetic testing with IVF is being marketed as a means to choose a healthy embryo, despite questions about the soundness of the technology

 
 
 

TIKTOK'S ENDLESS CYCLE OF CENSORSHIP AND MISTAKES

TikTok bugs keep frustrating the app's marginalized users. It's a familiar problem.

LAX REPORTING LAWS ALLOW CAMPAIGNS TO HIDE HOW MILLIONS ARE SPENT

Election watchdogs call on regulators to better track and police campaign consultant expenditures

 
 
 

IMPACT OF JOURNAL OF LAW AND THE BIOSCIENCES CONTINUES TO GROW

The Journal of Law and Biosciences offers high-quality, open-access scholarship at the intersection of the biosciences and law. It...

TESTING NEW YORK'S EXCELSIOR VACCINE PASSPORT

When MIT Technology Review tested New York's Excelsior Pass, they found privacy concerns, technical glitches, and questions over who...

 
 
 

PELOSI PUTS HER STAMP OF APPROVAL ON TECH ANTITRUST OVERHAUL

The House speaker's remarks come as an increasing number of her fellow Democratic California lawmakers raise concerns about the bills.

MOBILE CLINICS CAN HELP REDUCE HEALTH INEQUITY

They worked to bring COVID vaccines to communities of color; they could fill other health care needs as well

 
 
 

CAN AI HELP MAKE MORAL DECISIONS?

Article from the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University - Before COVID-19 forced doctors to decide who gets the ventilator,...

CAMPAIGN LEGAL CENTER AND THE CENTER ON SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY POLICY AT DUKE UNIVERSITY ASK FEC TO ADDRESS A CAMPAIGN SPENDING LOOPHOLE TO IMPROVE TRANSPARENCY

Washington - Today, the Campaign Legal Center and the Center on Science & Technology Policy at Duke University filed a rulemaking petition...

 
 
 

OPINION: VACCINATION INCENTIVES MIGHT BE EFFECTIVE, BUT THEY SEND THE WRONG MESSAGE

As we claw our way out of the pandemic, state governments across the country are offering all kinds of rewards for getting vaccinated...

IT TOOK A PANDEMIC, BUT THE US FINALLY HAS CENTRALIZED MEDICAL DATA

Covid exposed the fragmented reality of US health records. Now an effort to bring together data from millions of patients is starting...

 
 
 

BIAS ISN'T THE ONLY PROBLEM WITH CREDIT SCORES - AND NO, AI CAN'T HELP

The biggest-ever study of real people's mortgage data shows that predictive tools used to predict or reject home loans are less accurate...

THE U.S. NEEDS A NEW LICENSING POLICY FOR CHINESE COMPANIES

The Biden administration inherited policies from the Trump administration that make it harder for U.S. businesses to operate in China...

 
 
 

TO FIGHT ONLINE MISINFORMATION, CRIMINALIZE VOTER SUPPRESSION

Congress should salvage a provision buried in the rubble of HR1 that would hold platforms liable for election misinformation.

Section 230 Reform: A Typology of Platform Power

SECTION 230 REFORM: A TYPOLOGY OF PLATFORM POWER

Most Section 230 reformers are motivated by a desire to constrain the power of large technology companies, but many proposals to reform...

 
 
 



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 ...

MicroRNA-17-5p Promotes Cardiac Hypertrophy by Targeting Mfn2 to Inhibit...

Abstract Pathological cardiac hypertrophy is the leading cause of heart failure, and miRNAs have been recognized as key factors in cardiac hypertrophy. This study aimed to... Read more ...

Scientist, Hematologic and Immunologic Toxicology - La Jolla, CA - Johnson &...

As part of the cutting-edge Global Predictive, Investigative and Translational Toxicology Team, the candidate will have the opportunity to work within...From Johnson & Johnson... Read more ...

Bringing Protection Back in Line

Bringing Protection Back in Line

Research refines platform to address immune disorders Dr. Esma Yolcu and Dr. Haval Shirwan, Co-pioneers of ProtEx technology By Davis Suppes | Bond LSC The things that protect... Read more ...

After 40 Years, HIV Presents Research Problems New and Old

After 40 Years, HIV Presents Research Problems New and Old

In the years since AIDS was first described in medical research, the scientific map of that disease has changed enormously. Once it was relatively empty. Now scientists... Read more ...

Exosomal circRNA HIPK3 knockdown inhibited cell proliferation and metastasis...

Abstract Prostate cancer is the second frequent malignancy among men in the world. Exosomal circular RNAs have been reported to function in PCa progression. The current study... Read more ...

Prognostic value and immunological characteristics of a novel...

Abstract Autophagy affects the development, progression, and prognosis of various cancers including pancreatic cancer. To develop an autophagy-related prognostic model of... Read more ...

Chiral nanomaterials for tumor therapy: autophagy, apoptosis, and...

Chirality is a fundamental characteristic of natural molecules and a crucial factor in the biochemical reactions of living cells and organisms. Recently, researchers have... Read more ...

Ramil the snow leopard tests positive for COVID at the San Diego Zoo

Zoo staff say the animal's symptoms are mild and are still investigating how he got infected Read more ...

Enhanced lignin biodegradation by consortium of white rot fungi: microbial...

As one of the major components of lignocellulosic biomass, lignin has been considered as the most abundant renewable aromatic feedstock in the world. Comparing with thermal or... Read more ...

Design and heterologous expression of a novel dimeric LL37 variant in Pichia...

The antimicrobial peptide LL37 is produced by white blood cells and various epithelial cells, and has the outstanding advantages of participating in immune regulation, causing... Read more ...