A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler about plastic pollution
Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler, senior scientist at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ). Every minute, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic waste enters the oceans. Plastic pollution is so ubiquitous that scientists have coined a new term for the marine environment: the plastisphere. Before you joined the NIOZ in July 2017, ...
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Naomi Anne Fineberg about screen addiction
Interview with Prof. Naomi Anne Fineberg, Consultant Psychiatrist at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT). There is consensus on the need for more study of Problematic Use of the Internet. Can you tell me about the background to establishing the COST Action 'European Network for Problematic Usage of the Internet' and writing the Manifesto ...
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Zsolt Demetrovics about screen addiction
Interview with Zsolt Demetrovics, Professor of psychology at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary. Gaming is the most problematic internet related activity today. What is the better predictor of PUI, psychiatric symptoms or time spent online? Zsolt Demetrovics: Time spent online is not the best predictor of internet related problems. There is an association, ...
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Tim Sweijs about “killer robots”
Interview with Tim Sweijs: We should think about how to regulate and control their spread.
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr. Vincent Boulanin about “killer robots”
Interview with Vincent Boulanin: How do we want to maintain human control over the use of force?
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Jaap Wagenaar about antibiotics on farms
In the Netherlands we saw a clear drop of resistance levels in healthy animals after the use of antibiotics on farms has been cut