Science Policy & Ethics
Credit: Dennis Wise/University of Washington MIT Technology Review has named University of Washington professor Franziska Roesner one of 35 "Innovators Under 35" for 2017. Roesner is a faculty membe..
BROOKLYN, New York - A team of university researchers has devised the first automated techniques to identify ads potentially tied to human trafficking rings and link them to public information from Bi..
Credit: Christopher Gannon, Iowa State University AMES, Iowa - Detecting potential threats is part of the job for police officers, military personnel and security guards. Terrorist attacks and bombi..
When an investigational prescription drug shows promise for treating a serious illness or filling an unmet medical need, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has special programs available to expedi..
Credit: He et al, 2017 Subtropical anticyclone is an essential component of the atmospheric circulation in the subtropics, and it is responsible for the formation of subtropical monsoons and desert..
Noninvasive fetal genetic sequencing done early in pregnancy is poised to become a routine part of prenatal care. While it could offer patients substantial benefits, there is a risk that it will be in..
With the rapid expansion of the urban landscape, successfully managing ecosystems in built areas has never been more important. However, our understanding of urban ecology is far from complete, and th..
Credit: Photo: Bielefeld University The John Templeton Foundation is providing EUR 1.25 million in funding for the new project phase as of 2018. How do people's beliefs change during the cours..
Credit: Steven Mattocks Fish that migrate between freshwater and sea ecosystems play a multitude of ecological roles. In the centuries since Europeans first colonized the Americas, damming and other ..
Evidence in a new research report published today shows that the government of Uzbekistan acted as an organised crime network, with state agencies conducting racketeering activity that benefited polit..