A so-called ‘productivity crisis’ has been ascribed to the pharmaceutical research and development industry. Despite increases in investment and funding, this has not corresponded to increases in the approval of novel drugs. Why do so many drugs fail to receive approval, and what other means should we be focusing on for the benefit of patients?
What bots can do, CSE 2020 & 1 year of ESMH in the first edition of the ESMH Press Review: check out the selection of 24 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!
In recent years, the increasing citizens' distrust and disaffection towards representative institutions, coupled with the worrisome falling electoral turnout trend in many EU Member States, appear to signal a major crisis of the representation system as a whole.
Climate change, energy policy & gene editing: check out the ESMH selection of 25 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!
Asking "Is artificial intelligence a human rights issue?", the workshop co-organised by STOA with the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on 20 March 2019, gathered academic experts, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), practitioners and representatives of international organisations to share their perspectives on exactly how artificial intelligence (AI) affects the protection ...
Despite alarmist news stories about deepfakes heralding the end of democracy or truth itself, the technology – for better or worse – is far from perfect, which suggests that there is still a window of opportunity to prepare society, institutions and regulatory frameworks for the moment it is.
Targeted advertisement, genome analysis & data leaks: check out the ESMH selection of 22 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!
The technological revolution involving artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning and robotics is posed to deeply change healthcare and biomedical research, and things are changing fast. In this rapidly evolving scenario, researchers and health professionals need to acquire new skills and knowledge.