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The UK Government Wants to Sequence Your Baby’s Genome

Genomics England plans to test out a program that will offer whole genome sequencing to newborns—opening up a Pandora’s box of ethical concerns......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredNov 25th, 2021

Report calls for animal welfare to be at heart of genome editing plans

A Newcastle University academic has contributed to a new report which says animal welfare must be at the heart of plans to approve new breeding technologies in farming and food production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Research Ecosystem in Aerospace Industry

While Aerospace and Defense is considered as safety critical engineering and product domains, technology and research has always been driven in the most regulated environment under the control and supervision of Government bodies. Due to the nature o.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

India roundup: Acer and Dixon Technologies partnering up

The Modi government is proposing a bill to regulate blockchain technology and is likely to launch an official virtual currency, while Acer and local manufacturer Dixon Technologies are partnering up to increase local manufacturing of laptops......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Steam disinfection of baby bottle nipples exposes babies and the environment to micro- and nanoplastic particles

Using a new microspectroscopic technique, collaborating scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Nanjing University in China have found that steam disinfection of silicone-rubber baby bottle nipples exposes babies and the environment.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Australia"s defamation laws could reveal social media trolls" identities

The Guardian reports that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced his government would introduce legislation this week requiring social media companies to collect personal details, likely phone numbers, email addresses and contact names, o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Great Barrier Reef"s baby boom holds the key to its protection

The Great Barrier Reef is booming with new life after the world's biggest reproductive event—coral spawning—delivered Southern Cross University's Distinguished Professor Peter Harrison a narrow window to help secure its future......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Ivermectin could save the endangered Australian sea lion

Australian sea lions—a national government conservation priority species—have new hope for survival, thanks to a successful University of Sydney trial of ivermectin to treat hookworm infection......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Climate "overwhelming" driver of Australian bushfires: study

Climate change is the "overwhelming factor" driving the country's ever-more intense bushfires, Australian government scientists believe—directly contradicting claims by the country's political leaders......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

New IC fab projects to draw government subsidies in Japan

TSMC, Kioxia and Micron Technology are reportedly expected to receive government subsidies in Japan to support their new fabs or expansion projects locally in Japan......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Time Series

  Time Series is a series of data points ordered in time. In mathematics, time series is a sequence taken at successive equally spaced points in time. In simple words, it is a sequence of discrete time data. Time series tracks the movement of the ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsNov 28th, 2021

US stops trading with eight Chinese quantum computing groups

All eight entities developing quantum computing technologies were found to be pursuing potential military applications on behalf of the Chinese government. Three of them were found to be acquiring or attempting to acquire American technologies to ass.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

The UK government wants to ban the use of default passwords on consumer electronics

The UK government's Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (PSTI) is divided into two parts. As the name implies, the first part comprises product security measures to protect consumers and companies from cyberattacks. The second.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

COVID-19: The coronavirus"s tangled strands of RNA could offer new ways to treat people who get infected

To the untrained eye, the loops, kinks and folds in the single strand of RNA that makes up the coronavirus genome look like a jumble of spaghetti or tangled yarn. But to researchers like Amanda Hargrove, a chemistry professor at Duke University, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Enlarging windows into understanding gene functions

In a text file, the rows of letters A, T, C and G appearing over and over in a dizzying array of combinations, are unremarkable, save perhaps for the absence of all the other letters of the alphabet. Yet the specific sequence of these four letters re.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

South Africa Raises Alarm Over New Coronavirus Variant

South Africa's government is considering new public-health restrictions to contain a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus that scientists say has a high number of mutations that may make it more transmissible and allow it to evade some of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Huge Fines and a Ban on Default Passwords in New UK Law

The government has introduced new legislation to protect smart devices in people's homes from being hacked. From a report: Recent research from consumer watchdog Which? suggested homes filled with smart devices could be exposed to more than 12,000 at.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Egypt unveils renovated "Avenue of the Sphinxes" in Luxor

Egyptian authorities were unveiling Thursday a renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor dating back 3,000 years, the latest government project undertaken to highlight the country's archaeological treasures......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Human Proteoform Project to map proteins in human body

Now that the Human Genome Project has officially wrapped, an international team of researchers will map the entire collection of proteins in the human body. The large undertaking will characterize known proteoforms (specific protein molecules) as wel.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Unborn babies could contract COVID-19, says study, but it would be uncommon

An unborn baby could become infected with COVID-19 if their gut is exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, finds a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

The UK Government Wants to Sequence Your Baby’s Genome

Genomics England plans to test out a program that will offer whole genome sequencing to newborns—opening up a Pandora’s box of ethical concerns......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021