Gene Editing Next Steps

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash Today there are rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence, changing the way we work. With an increasing population and a warming climate, technology is also potentially helping how the world feeds itself. Selective breeding of crop varieties as practised in the past can now be accelerated by planned genetic enhancements, replacing the…

Prejudice Against Mental Health Hinders Treatment for Millions of People

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Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash Prejudice against mental health is stopping sufferers getting vital treatment they need, a conference in the European Parliament was told. Depression and anxiety rose by 25% in the first year of the pandemic, bringing the number of people living with a mental disorder to nearly one billion people, says the WHO….

Victims of War Set Out To Inspire Others

Photo by Anastasia Varvarina Ukrainian war veteran Roman Kashpur will be among those lining up for the Brussels 20km run on Sunday. But, unlike most of the other participants, Roman will be at a distinct disadvantage as he was badly injured in the conflict and had to have one of his lower legs amputated. He now…