Climate and Public Health should be studied together. This article analyses how the exposome can address this interdisciplinary challenge.
An ecological civilization should care for the natural and built environments, the cultural heritage, the collective bonds, education, health, ethics, aesthetics, equity and justice. But this involves many actors, in a planet united only by the media and ‘globalization’ and divided by confrontation and competition.
What hope is there for those in science to build a trusting and respectful relationship with the public when so many scientists are schooled in a culture lacking these qualities?
Successfully gaining trust in complex situations where prospects are uncertain may require calling upon risk analysis to help to put things in perspective. In this interview, risk assessment guru Ortwin Renn from the University of Stuttgart discusses facts and facets of coping with uncertain outcomes and how effective risk communication strategies can help restore public trust in many areas of life.
The European Commission adopted a series of economic policy recommendations to individual member states today (2 June) to strengthen the economic recovery. The recommendations included the need “to preserve growth-enhancing expenditure in education, Read more […]
ndividual, but also for the progress of science, because how scientists feel affects the research they do. Researching without passion is routinely assumed to infringe on its quality and novelty. As external funding directs ever more research, it is time for funders to take scientists’ emotions seriously.
In September 2020, during the pandemic, the German press reported the first death due to a cyber attack on the Hospital of Düsseldorf University, which caused great disturbance such as postponement of surgeries, and scheduled medical examinations or chemotherapies. Cybercriminals by using malicious software, so called ransomware, invaded 30 servers of the hospital, crashed the system and forced the staff to turn away patients treated in emergency. A female patient was sent to Wuppertal 35 km away and eventually died due to treatment delay. Nearly a year earlier, Campbell County Health, a medical group in Wyoming USA, with 20 clinics across the state, had also been target for cybercriminals.
Although humanity as a whole is more aware than ever of the negative effects of climate change, we’re edging ever closer to the tipping point. The damage from irreversible climate change is expected to impact virtually every industry on Earth, including Read more […]
Radio receiver is one such gadget that people have been using for many generations. After the invention of radio communication by Guglielmo Marconi in 1895, the first radio receiver was also invented by Marconi. A radio receiver is an electronic device that can only receive radio signals and can convert the radio signals to audio and sound. A radio receiver can receive radio signals of various frequencies by tuning to a particular frequency.
For the 25 years of EuroScience, we will publish each month a short interview with some persons who witnessed and participated in the evolution of the association. This month, Teresa Fernandez Zafra, EuroScience governing board member will give some insights into EuroScience from his point of view.
Across the UK, more people than usual were dying from non-Covid causes last year—and no one knows why. A wave of unexplained extra deaths from causes other than Covid-19 hit the UK, the first nation to start mass vaccination with novel vaccines. Since Read more […]
When we think about melting glaciers, our foremost concerns are the declining animal populations and rising global sea levels. However, virologists have known about the other effects of melting glacial ice for a long time, including the release of micro-organisms and viruses that were frozen in the glaciers thousands of years ago.