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Roger Scruton, chair of the UK government's Building Better, Building Beautiful commission, is under scrutiny for voicing opinions on Jewish people, rape and homosexuality. Read more
Striking new research from scientists at the University of British Columbia and Harvard University is suggesting that adults who were victims of abuse as children may carry an imprint of that trauma in regions of their DNA... Continue Reading Controversial study suggests child abuse may leave a detectable DNA biomarker Category: Science Tags: DNA Epigenetics
Systems designer Daniel Klein and communications associate Mattias Lehman departed Riot Games after defending controversial Pax West panels lead by women from Riot. ...
A strong research paper from scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute has again raised doubts over the safety and accuracy of the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technique. The study suggests that the gene editing process can cause extensive unforeseen and unpredictable alterations to DNA sequences outside of the intended targets... Continue Reading Controversial study raises new doubts over u
A copyright ruling against a photographer whose work was re-used has been criticized as a "very poor decision," based on "a faulty understanding of the fair use doctrine," by copyright lawyer Bert Krages.The widely-reported 'Brammer v. Violent Hues LLC' case in the Eastern District of Virginia appeared to accept that the use of a crop of a photograph without permission as fair use. However, while
A judge in the Eastern District of Virginia recently issued what on the face of it looks like a bizarre ruling in image copyright case Brammer v. Violent Hues, LLC, finding that the use of a copyrighted image without permission didn't violate the photographer's copyright.The legal matter began in 2017 after photographer Russell Brammer filed a complaint against Violent Hues Productions, LLC, for
The results of one of the world's longest in-depth studies examining the relationship between cannabis use and chronic pain is raising doubts over whether cannabis reduces either pain severity or opioid use. The study, recently published in Lancet Public Health, is proving controversial as its findings contradict a growing body of research suggesting exactly the opposite... Continue Readin
A new study from a team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has revealed an unexpected correlation between Alzheimer's disease and high levels of human herpes virus DNA. The controversial results have rekindled an old hypothesis suggesting viruses may play a part in the development of this devastating degenerative disease... Continue Reading Study linking herpes and Alzheimer's
Jewellery designer Susan Cohn is working on a project that will explore a new Danish law that allows border authorities to confiscate jewellery from asylum seekers. Read more
Last year, a study published in the journal Nature Methods caused controversy in the scientific community after claiming to find over 100 unintended large genetic deletions or insertions related to the CRISPR gene-editing process. Now the journal has officially retracted the paper after a thorough review found the main claims in the study were not sufficiently backed up by data...Continue Rea


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