The new corona virus – reactions of leading European researchers

The new corona virus – reactions of leading European researchers

At a time of dramatic news of widespread infections in China from the new corona virus, COVID-19, virologists in the top European institutes are intensively working to understand more about the novel disease.

Coronavirus : a pandemic turning into an infodemic

Coronavirus : a pandemic scare turning into an infodemic

Pandemics have the potential to exacerbate underlying social tensions. And at times of crises — when emotions run high — online rumours spread particularly wide and fast.

Alternative approaches to animal testing

Alternative approaches to animal testing

In 1959, The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique was published by Russell and Burch, introducing the 3Rs concept (replacement, reduction, and refinement) regarding animal use in the scientific community. Just over 60 years later, it is timely to review progress to date and the future outlook regarding alternative approaches to animal testing.

Press Review 05 February 2020

ESMH Press Review – February 5, 2020

Coronavirus, 5G and digital strategies: check out the ESMH selection of 20 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

More democratic, transparent and reliable the next generation social media

More democratic, transparent and reliable : the next generation social media

Social media platforms are used by one-third of the world population, they are changing how we find partners, access news and engage with politics. But the rise in disinformation and data privacy breaches are denting public trust. Is it too late to harness the potential of social media for good?

Press Review 21 january 2020

ESMH Press Review – January 22, 2020

Vegan, vegetarian and animal food, digital agriculture & reliable news : check out the ESMH selection of 20 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favorite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

Re-engineering pharmaceutical research for better patient outcomes

Re-engineering pharmaceutical research for better patient outcomes

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?

Press Review - 01 January 2020

ESMH Press Review – January 09, 2020

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!

Participatory and direct democracy in the European Union

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : participatory and direct democracy in the European Union

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.

The challenges of Precision Agriculture in Europe

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : the challenges of Precision Agriculture in Europe

The STOA foresight study on 'Precision Agriculture and the future of farming in Europe’ provided input for the European Parliament's activities of in the area of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).

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