EU leaders on Thursday condemned the attempted hack on the global chemical weapons watchdog and vowed to step up the bloc's efforts to tackle cyber attacks.... PHYS.ORG · 4 months
Efforts to control cyber weapons ignore the agents who use them  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Reports of malicious and targeted cyber attacks are becoming increasingly common around the world. In early February, for example, Australia's security agencies revealed there were investigating an attempted... more
New research collaboration between EU and Russia focuses on infectious diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new EU project on the theme of HIV, hepatitis C and tuberculosis is a door opener for collaboration between researchers from EU countries and Russia. more
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Bombs exploding, hostages taken and masked gunmen firing machine guns are all types of terrorist attacks we've seen. According to new Michigan State University research, it's the attacks we don't see—cyberattacks—that happen more often and can... more
World Cancer Day: Global leaders call for urgent action to reduce premature cancer deaths  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
On Sunday 4 February, World Cancer Day raises awareness of the millions of people world-wide facing unequal access to cancer... more
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Australia watchdog tips tough rules to curb power of Google, Facebook  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The head of Australia's competition watchdog warned Monday that tough new regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook was needed to protect the future of... more
Trump highlights health agenda with vow to lower ‘unfair’ drug prices  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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EU research project is studying the effect of endocrine disruptors on metabolism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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EU countries split over copyright overhaul  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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EU urges internet firms to intensify fake news fight  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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Flood of complaints to EU countries since data law adopted  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its... more
'Make love, not CO2': Swiss students march for climate action  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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EU project identifies obstacles to transnational research access to large prospective cohorts  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
BBMRI-LPC (Biobanking and Biomolecular Research Infrastructure—Large Prospective Cohorts) EU infrastructure project was implemented during the years 2013-2017. The main findings of this work have... more
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Researchers combine conductive foam with other materials for capable new composites. more
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The detection of physical forces is one of the most complex challenges facing science. Considered to play a decisive role in many biological processes, the chemical tools to visualize the physical forces in action... more
Specialist-led hospital bereavement service may help restrain legal action after difficult deaths  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Hospital bereavement services that are led by senior doctors and nurses and the person responsible for quality and safety may help to curb patient... more
Tough love  ESA · 3 days
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Biotechnology to the rescue of Brussels sprouts  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Tonga: Whole country cut off from Facebook, YouTube  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tonga has been plunged into virtual cyber darkness after an undersea cable broke, cutting off the Pacific island kingdom from almost all cell phone and Internet services. more
Brexit could increase risk of cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Brexit could contribute to thousands more deaths from heart attacks and strokes by 2030, new research has found. more
Study shows that Vikings enjoyed a warmer Greenland  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new study may resolve an old debate about how tough the Vikings actually were. more
Learning to talk again: life without internet in Tonga  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A two-week cyber blackout caused financial headache and social heartache in remote Tonga, but it also forced residents of the Pacific island kingdom to rediscover the art of offline communication. more
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