Middle Eastern experts blaze new trail to speak at 17th International Conference on Genomics in Reproductive Health |  BGI update

Middle Eastern experts blaze new trail to speak at 17th International Conference on Genomics in Reproductive Health | BGI update

image: Dr Yasser Sabr, Assistant Professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, and Dr Cristina Skrypnyk, Assistant Professor at Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain see After Credit: BGI Genomics On August 6, 2022, the 17th International Conference on Genomics in Reproductive Health (ICG17 RH), jointly organized by BGI Genomics and China Association for Maternal and Child …

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Here are the CDC's new tips to protect yourself from COVID-19

Here are the CDC’s new tips to protect yourself from COVID-19

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to make it easier for Americans to avoid COVID-19. The pandemic has been with us for 2½ years, but conditions are constantly changing – and that can complicate efforts to avoid its worst effects. Whether you’ve been diligent about reducing your risk or have returned to …

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Cities embrace space when the solar system comes to town

Cities embrace space when the solar system comes to town

Mid-Columbia is being transformed into an 80-mile scale replica of the solar system, one planetary orbit at a time. The ambitious project promotes science education and tourism by placing orbital markers representing each of the nine major planets (Pluto is included) in orbit around a 40-foot sculpture of the sun at the Reach Museum in …

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1 in 4 items thrown into recycling bins are not actually recyclable

1 in 4 items thrown into recycling bins are not actually recyclable

When it comes to recycling, most people know how to sort their plastic and paper, thanks to the blue and green plastic sorting bins distributed by their municipal services. But beyond the basics of cardboard boxes and plastic water bottles, there can be a lot of confusion about what goes where and whether or not …

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New Theory in Physics Claims to Solve the Mystery of Consciousness – Neuroscience News

Summary: Consciousness cannot simply be reduced to neural activity alone, say the researchers. A new study reports that the dynamics of consciousness can be understood by a newly developed conceptual and mathematical framework. Source: Bar Ilan University How does 3 lbs of brain tissue create thoughts, feelings, mental images, and an inner world? The brain’s …

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Opinion: The problem highlighted by Joe Manchin is crucial to America's future |  CNN

Opinion: The problem highlighted by Joe Manchin is crucial to America’s future | CNN

Editor’s note: Oren Cass is the executive director of American Compass, a policy magazine developing a new conservative economic agenda. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. See more opinion on CNN. CNN — It took Senate Democrats just days to introduce and then approve $370 billion in climate change spending, as part …

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Massachusetts just passed a massive climate and clean energy law

Massachusetts just passed a massive climate and clean energy law

Placeholder while loading article actions Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (right) signed a major climate and clean energy bill into law on Thursday that contains sweeping policies targeting renewable energy, transportation and fossil fuels – a move that, according to lawmakers and advocates, is essential to supporting the state’s goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. …

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The Arctic is warming four times faster than the rest of the planet, according to a new study

The Arctic is warming four times faster than the rest of the planet, according to a new study

Scientists have known for years that the Arctic is suffering from more warming than the rest of the world. But a new study shows it’s much worse than previously thought. Researchers have long estimated that the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world – a phenomenon known as arctic boost …

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