Archive for the 'newssci' Category

Dismay greets end of U.S. effort to curb spread of tree-killing beetle | Science | AAAS

January 31, 2021

Freelance journalist Gabriel Popkin and host Sarah Crespi discuss what will happen to ash trees in the United States as federal regulators announce dropping quarantine measures meant to control the emerald ash borer—a devastating pest that has killed tens of millions of trees since 2002. Instead of quarantines, the government will use tiny wasps known to kill the invasive beetles in hopes of saving the ash. “}}

Google’s DeepMind aces protein folding | Science | AAAS

December 15, 2018

Thought @RobertFService’s news piece had a good angle on this: AlphaFold won a lot but by small margins Google’s DeepMind aces protein folding CC @wgibson

PsychENCODE hints at the genetic origins of mental disorders | Science News

December 15, 2018

NHGRI Awards $10.5M for New ENCODE Studies | GenomeWeb Daily News | GenomeWeb

April 27, 2012

NIH director wins bid for translational medicine centre : Nature News

April 15, 2012