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AI | MHRA – Harnessing New Technology While Ensuring Public Safety?

While AI promises major benefits like faster treatment, more personalized care, and improved access to treatment, it also risks introducing new challenges if not properly governed. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) faces the complex task of enabling innovation while protecting patients

WHO Model list of essential medcines
CLINDAMYCIN C18H33ClN2O5

Clindamycin is a semi-synthetic lincosamide antibiotic used in the treatment of a variety of serious infections due to susceptible microorganisms as well as topically for acne vulgaris. It has a relatively narrow spectrum of activity that includes anaerobic bacteria as well s gram-positive cocci and bacilli and gram-negative bacilli. Interestingly, clindamycin appears to carry some activity against protozoans

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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

Technology
From disorder to order: Flocking birds and ‘spinning’ particles

From disorder to order: Flocking birds and ‘spinning’ particles

Research demonstrates a new mechanism of order formation in quantum systems, with potential applications for quantum technology. Researchers have demonstrated that ferromagnetism, an ordered state of atoms, can be induced by increasing particle motility and that repulsive forces between atoms are sufficient to maintain it

Science
Fighting the Nanoplastics

Fighting the Nanoplastics

Most people are familiar with the scourge of microplastics pollution - the microscopic pieces of plastic debris that are pervasive in our waters. But an even smaller and more insidious form of plastic pollution is gaining attention from scientists - nanoplastics.

Bad Habits That Can Hurt Your Brain

Side Effects Of Breathing Mold And Mildew

 

EDITORIAL

Cracking Open the Neural Black Box

With neural data carrying the very fingerprints of our identities, histories, and personalities, a new report discovers a multitude of ambiguities in the approach to ‘brain’ data privacy amongst Tech companies

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ACTIVITY

ACTIVITY | Unraveling the Marvels of the Twist Museum in London

Nestled in the heart of London, the Twist Museum stands as a remarkable testament to the art of the unexpected. With its captivating exhibits and thought-provoking installations, this hidden gem offers visitors a unique and memorable experience like no other

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ACTIVITY | The Lyrid Meteor Shower: An April Sky Spectacle

In the vast expanse of the night sky, a captivating celestial event awaits astronomy enthusiasts and stargazers alike. Brace yourselves for the Lyrid meteor shower, a dazzling display of shooting stars that occurs annually in mid to late April.

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ACTIVITY | Exploring Wonder and Discovery: A Journey Through the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester

ACTIVITY | Exploring Wonder and Discovery: A Journey Through the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester

The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester is a captivating destination that offers a wide array of exhibits and activities for both children and adults. With its commitment to fostering curiosity, innovation, and learning, the museum stands as a gateway to the wonders of science and the marvels of industrial history

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ACTIVITY | Exploring the Wonders of Kew Gardens: A Paradise for Young Explorers

ACTIVITY | Exploring the Wonders of Kew Gardens: A Paradise for Young Explorers

Nestled in the heart of London, Kew Gardens is a remarkable botanical paradise that captivates visitors of all ages. While its beauty and scientific significance are widely acclaimed, Kew Gardens holds a special allure for children, offering a myriad of exciting activities and educational opportunities

BBC Virtual Reality Rome

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Hubble Organisation

Since it launch on the Spacce Shuttle Discovery on On April 24, 1990, Hubble has revealed properties of space and time that for most of human history were only probed in the imaginations of scientists and philosophers.

Sense About Science

Sense about Science is an independent charity that promotes the public interest in sound science and evidence. Founded in 2002, Sense about Science works with decision-makers, world-leading researchers and community groups to raise the standard of evidence in public life.

Chandra Observatory

Since its launch on July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has been NASA’s flagship mission for X-ray astronomy, taking its place in the fleet of “Great Observatories.”

The IUCN Red List

Established in 1964, the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global extinction risk status of animal, fungus and plant species.

Scott Hartman's Skeletal Drawings

Scott Hartman’s detailed and rigorous skeletal reconstructions set the standard for sauropods: he’s now become the first port of call when looking for precise, anatomically correct work.

After 11 years, Boston Dynamics has said goodbye to its humanoid robot ATLAS HD. The robotics company says it’s time for ATLAS to “kick back and relax” in retirement, letting the new all electric ATLAS take over. This video was shared to remember ATLAS HD’s great moments and those not so great.

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Health

  • Better medical record-keeping needed to fight...
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    A lack of detailed record-keeping in clinics and emergency departments may be getting in the way of reducing the inappropriate use of antibiotics, a pair of new studies suggests. In one of the studies, about 10% of children and 35% of adults who got an antibiotic prescription during an office visit […]

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