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President von der Leyen pushes for European hydrogen economy

EU leaders push for the implementation of a European hydrogen economy, to replace reliance on Russian energy sources.
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What we need to make breakthroughs in dementia research

David Thomas, Head of Policy (Access and Innovation) at Alzheimer’s Research UK, looks at what we need to make breakthroughs in dementia research.
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The link between imbalanced hormones & osteoporosis

Dr Ghazala Aziz-Scott, Hormone Specialist, examines the link between imbalanced hormones and osteoporosis and why hormone treatment is so important.
COVID health technologies

WHO licensing agreement can improve access to COVID health technologies

The WHO licensing agreement with the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and US National Institutes of Health (NIH) should improve access to some COVID health technologies, like early-stage vaccines and diagnostic tools.

Health Commissioner says EU will tackle “causes of vaccine hesitancy”

Speaking to COVI on Thursday (12 May), Commissioner Stella Kyriakides announced upcoming health measures for the bloc - including strategies against "causes of vaccine hesitancy."
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Spain implement sick leave for severe period pain

Spain will implement a three day sick leave for severe period pain, which impacts the majority of people who experience menstruation.
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Early puberty increased globally during COVID pandemic

Early puberty, which mainly impacts girls under the age of eight, surged during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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People high in grandiose narcissism less likely to get COVID vaccine

Research reveals that people high in grandiose narcissism are less likely to wear a mask or get vaccinated.
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How to predict the remaining lifecycle of mechanical products

Researchers are working on a non-destructive method to measure strains, that can estimate the remaining lifecycle of mechanical products.
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Horizon Europe budget expanded by nearly €562 million

The Horizon Europe budget is now at nearly €16 billion for 2021 and 2022, with the EU pushing for innovation in climate, health and digital.
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An up-to-date review of digital forensic methods

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have released their comprehensive review of current US digital forensic methods.
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The Tonga volcanic eruption caused electric currents in space

Electric currents in space were seen after the deadly volcanic eruption in Tonga, following the atmospheric shock waves and sonic booms witnessed on Earth.
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Citizens propose future biotechnology solutions come from EU

After the Conference on the Future of Europe, 300 recommendations were made by citizens - including that future biotechnology solutions, like vaccines, are created using EU resources.
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James Webb Space Telescope takes photo of satellite galaxy

The James Webb Space Telescope, now fully calibrated, has taken an image of a neighbouring satellite galaxy.
loneliness during COVID

Loneliness during COVID increased by 5% across Global North

The meta-analysis, looking at loneliness during COVID in North America and Europe, finds that "the pandemic does appear to have increased loneliness" - so, how bad is it?
food insecurity and diabetes, likelihood of diabetes

Scientists reveal link between food insecurity and diabetes

The link between food insecurity and diabetes is stronger than previously thought - with people who are more likely to be hungry experiencing a higher rate of diabetes, ten years on.
future space missions, lunar soil

Study finds moon could create fuel for future space missions

Soil on the moon could soon create oxygen and fuel for future space missions - making those exploratory trips potentially longer.
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Exploring the history of science

We speak to Professor Ute Deichmann, Director of the Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, about the history of science.
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NIH begins clinical trial for Epstein-Barr virus vaccine

The clinical trial will test an Epstein-Barr virus vaccine developed by Novavax, one of just two attempts in over a decade.
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Research shows vegan diets can improve type 2 diabetes

Research finds that vegan diets can help type 2 diabetes patients to lower blood sugar – with meaningful results in just 12 weeks.

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