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ESMH summer school for young journalists ‘Storytelling in science’ at EYE2023

Apply to join the ESMH summer school for young journalists "Storytelling in science" at the EYE2023 The European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) invites applicants to become one of the 80 young journalists aged between 18 and 30, to attend the summer school “Storytelling in science” (6-8 June) and this year’s European Youth Event (EYE2023, 9-10 June) ...

The future of RNA-based technology

The future of RNA-based technology

Exploring RNA-based technology, its achievements, its future promises, and what it means for European healthcare: This was the aim of this year's STOA Annual Lecture, the 20th edition of a yearly event organised by the European Parliament's Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA). As its keynote lecturer, STOA welcomed Professor Özlem Türeci, ...

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Science & tech news ESMH Media Review – February 15, 2023

Machine learning, fusion energy & drug shortage: check out the ESMH selection of 41 science and tech news published in the last weeks on the web.

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Nuclear energy: innovation and sustainability

Interview nuclear physics expert Prof. Bent Lauritzen "Nuclear energy will play a decisive role in a transition to a low carbon European economy", says nuclear physics expert Bent Lauritzen of the Technical University of Denmark. However, "continued research and development in nuclear energy provision will be decisive if the European nuclear industry is to regain ...

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Peer pressure, social media, mainstream science

Science watcher Dr. Daniele Fanelli, London School of Economics, speaks about “the devil's details” when practicing research integrity. Honesty, responsibility, fairness and accountability are the principles of research integrity. These are the common standards for any responsible job. Why, then, is it so important to emphasise integrity in research and make it a buzz in politics ...

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RNA technology already helped thousands of patients

"RNA-based technology can help babies with spinal muscular atrophy reach milestones such as sitting, standing and walking", says rare disease expert Prof. Annemieke Aartsma-Rus (Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands). This Wednesday 25 January the European Parliament's Panel for the Future of Science and Technology will hold its Annual Lecture on the future of RNA-based ...

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Raising awareness of the societal impact of AI

Interview with Catelijne Muller, president of ALLAI, an independent organisation to promote responsible artificial intelligence (AI). She talks about her view on the public perception of AI. Ask teenagers to unlock their smartphones, open their social media apps and then show everything openly to their neighbour, and of course they will say: "No way we’re ...

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Drones to the rescue: how autonomous flying vehicles can save lives

Drones are already being used to save lives in medical and other emergencies. Now the aim is to make them more autonomous and efficient, helping them make the difference with less control from people.