science (general)

The fight against HIV is not over

HIV is a global health challenge, affecting 39 million people. Despite progress, challenges persist, including limited access to prevention and ongoing stigma.

With NASA announcing an asteroid is on a possible collision course with Earth 23 years from now, 360info looks at the planet’s early warning systems.

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Compiling and storing the DNA of newborns could be a massive boon for public health. But the ethical questions are just as big.

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Collecting DNA data is not much help without the key to understanding what it all means. And that key is centralised health records.

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Cheaper DNA sequencing promises a world of health benefits. But to realise these, careful and sensitive storage of DNA data is vital.

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With rising fees for research journals, India is pressing ahead with a nation-wide subscription to allow more people to access science.

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Science is obsessed with measurements of success. Very few of them mean much at all.

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Attempts to more fairly share scientific knowledge have had the opposite effect in Africa. But a new initiative is bringing true equity.

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