Hopeful news this week for millions of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as scientists released results of an easy-to-administer gene therapy that has already helped blind mice see.Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, genetically
Gaza sports team has big ambitions.
Les deux capitales auront du mal à le résoudre avec toutes ces voix qui se sont élevées avec l’envie d’en découdre. On dirait que les deux ont du mal à trouver la graine à moudre, parce qu’elles ne supportent plus la gangrène.
A lot of human development stems from the leap from hunting and gathering to farming — how improved methods of growing food allowed us to concentrate on things other than hunting and gathering. Now scientists have linked that change in the way we ate to a change in our jaws, which in turn widened our vocabulary.Lots of languages have similar sounds in them — sounds that are easy for us humans to make, like the “plosives” p and b, and vowel sounds.
A political storm is brewing between the United Kingdom (UK) and the US with regard to food safety.
Coffee is popular — over 2.25 billion cups of it are drunk worldwide every day, and millions of people’s livelihoods rely on it. But coffee is under serious threat from the changing climate and from parasites.
Après le projet de loi sur les fake news, le pouvoir français prépare une nouvelle loi sur l’information. Officiellement conçue pour lutter contre les contenus haineux sur Internet, celle-ci ouvre une fois encore la voie à une réduction des libertés publiques. Que nous prépare l’État, main dans la main avec les GAFAS ? Quelles menaces pèsent sur la liberté d’informer en France ? Pour en discuter au Média TV à Montreuil, 4 invités le jeudi 28 février à 20h30 :
Practice makes perfect, and the smartest among us would agree that no one should ever stop learning. Doctors lead from the front in this regard — constantly ensuring they are up to date with advances in technology and medicine. Now they are taking this to another level.
Israel denies Palestinians permission to receive treatment outside Gaza.
This week’s video is a perfect storm of weird and wonderful, all squashed into a very matter-of-fact science explainer. There’s a dose of odd science in the form of an almost mythical-sounding procedure. It has helped researchers identify a previously unknown structure of the human body, just when we thought we knew everything there was to know.This discovery, in turn, holds hope for the improved treatment of a widespread disease and an often fatal medical event.
Pets are good company — there for us to interact with, to teach our kids responsibility, and in some cases to guard the house. But soon they will be usurped by robots — if this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is anything to go by. Soothsayer of multitudinous trends and things we didn’t realize we couldn’t live without, the annual CES has become the trade show to showcase all new technology.