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On a spring evening about 10 years ago, Rana Awdish experienced intense abdominal pain while dining with a friend. Soon she was rushed to ... // This article is available free of charge. Simply login to access the full article, or register for free if you do not yet have a username and password.
You may never have heard of carbon law — it has nothing to do with the legal system. But the obscure principle seems to be gaining momentum as businesses try to take the lead in a low-carbon economy.
Against a backdrop of refineries and a tall chimney, hills of woodchips welcome visitors to the Äänekoski Metsä bioproduct mill in central Finland, the largest mill of its kind in the Northern Hemisphere. In fact, it's more than a mill — it's a whole ecosystem of companies that turn a profit from birch, pine and spruce logs trucked in daily from sustainably managed forests around the country.
At the time of writing in January, 2018, Germany is in a phase of unprecedented political uncertainty. Months after the general election in September, 2017, it is still unclear who will form the next government. However, after the green party and liberal Free Democratic Party quit coalition negotiations in autumn 2017, the ongoing talks between factions of two conservative parties—the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union—and the Social Democratic Party hint towards a poss...
The burden of care for people with dementia in low- and middle-income countries falls mainly on their families. Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan and Fiona Fleck report on some of the training and support that is available. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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At present, UK air quality is much better than at any time since the industrial revolution, according to a report from Defra. THE LANCET RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
Effective new hepatitis C drugs have been added to WHO's Essential Medicines List, but governments are struggling to afford them. Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan reports. // The Lancet Infectious Diseases
Emily Balskus Pins Down the Chemistry and Metabolis...
For European Conference of Science Journalists - Voiced my text for an artwork by the Spanish-American Artist, Yolanda Del Riego.
For European Conference of Science Journalists, 2017