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Inside the DNA Machine

Accolade for MRC Scientist Kelly Nguyen for her ground-breaking research on developing methods which elucidate DNA splicing and the telomere biology, and from which rational drug design may benefit. About neglected questions in telomerase research. Major unresolved questions remain, while Brexit is looming in UK research.Read more ...

Human Voices Revalued

Time is mature to unearth the treasure trove of vocal biomarkers. Digital platform brokers and their followers demonstrate what is already possible in health care, if implementing existing technologies, getting consent, and fusing data from doctors’ records, browsers, smartphones and IoT-devices.The latest move is the COVID-19 bet to expand further the emerging market segment. A multi-million project at Luxembourg sets out to avoid mistakes of forerunners, but is struggling with its own weaknesses.Read more ...

Paradoxes and other dysfunctional cases. How autonomous driving works

Mario Trapp, Executive Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems discusses responses of technical systems to rare, unusual, even unknown traffic constellations which require context-sensitive sense-makingRead more ...

Biology meets Physics

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Systems Biology Applied

Rudi Balling on the need of system theory thinking in using technologies and pitfalls with loose conceptsRead more ...