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Moratorium deferred on gene drive

Moratorium deferred on gene drive

  An international conference in Egypt considered proposals by some scientists to ban the release of genetically modified organisms to the environment, but ultimately decided against an outright moratorium in favour of risk assessments of

Is your phone stalking you?

Is your phone stalking you?

In February, The Prototype reported on the Australian student who uncovered the location data of coalition soldiers in Afghanistan whose daily jog around an airfield inadvertently de-anonymised themselves through the Strava fitness app.  This week,

Paradise smoke: Not just wood

Paradise smoke: Not just wood

The World Meteorological Organization predicted 2018 will be the fourth hottest year on record.  The other three hottest years were 2017, 2016 and 2015.  The “new ab-normal” will be bush fires in Australia, forest fires