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South Korea has the world's fewest babies per woman, and the number keeps dropping

The Guardian - 28-Feb-2024

This is despite spending billions to encourage families to have more children

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Tiny robot performs simulated surgery on the space station

Evening Standard - 14-Feb-2024

From war zones to Mars, this droid could be the future of healthcare in remote locations

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Clear skies, clear lungs: Asthma emergencies dropped as air quality improved during lockdown

The Guardian - 09-Feb-2024

Insights from Oxford study calls for continued action to improve air quality everywhere

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Space travel throws a curveball at astronauts' guts, challenging their health

Earth.com - 02-Feb-2024

Understanding the adaptation is crucial for protecting them on long missions

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First metal 3D printer heads to the ISS for on-demand manufacturing in space

Singularity Hub - 31-Jan-2024

Stronger tools and parts from recycled materials -a sustainable way for space exploration

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Global Catastrophic Risk Institute releases annual report – accomplishments and plans for 2024

Global Catastrophic Risk Institute - 30-Jan-2024

Facing losses and a new direction, GCRI tackled big world problems in 2023

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A tiny robot arm, MIRA, is heading to the ISS to see if it can do surgeries in space

Gizmodo - 29-Jan-2024

If it works well, MIRA could help keep astronauts healthy on long space trips

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The world is closer to a global disaster, as indicated by the doomsday clock

Sky News - 23-Jan-2024

It is a wake-up call, reminding us to take action before it's too late

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Astronauts and the elderly might get special shots to keep their bones strong

Medical Xpress - 22-Jan-2024

The potential for human trials starting by 2025 suggests rapid progress

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Frozen ancient viruses in the Arctic could spark the next global pandemic

Independent - 21-Jan-2024

Scientists develop monitoring strategies to mitigate the impact of frozen pathogens re-emerging

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China's got a problem: there are more deaths than babies being born

The Conversation (UK) - 18-Jan-2024

Experts say China's population could shrink by half to 525 million by 2100

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Life's curveballs can fast-forward your biological clock and make you look older

National Institute on Aging (NIA) - 04-Jan-2024

These age-jumps, measured by DNA changes, can actually reverse once the stressor fades

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Canadians' life expectancy falls in 2022 for the third year in a row

The Canadian Press - 27-Nov-2023

COVID-19 takes a toll, seniors hit hardest, and Atlantic Canada sees highest jump

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Animal-to-human diseases poised to kill 12 times more people by 2050

Independent - 03-Nov-2023

Urgent action needed to prevent the disease risk by addressing climate change & deforestation

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Nestlé's Irish baby milk plant falls victim to China's declining birth rate

Independent - 19-Oct-2023

The trend of a shrinking population is beginning to have drastic consequences

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AI holds the promise of longer lives, shorter workweeks, and economic growth

CNBC - 03-Oct-2023

Jpmorgan CEO sees AI transforming healthcare, workforce, and global economy

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Planetary boundaries broken, earth on path to environmental disaster

The Guardian - 13-Sep-2023

Findings serve as a wake-up call, urging immediate action to protect our planet

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Novel Claromer compounds fight viruses by targeting their protective membranes

Maxwell Biosciences - 02-Aug-2023

Inspired by human immunity, Claromers are revolutionary molecules which may overcome resistance in near future

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COVID-19 continues to take a toll on Japanese life expectancy

Japan Times - 28-Jul-2023

Overall dropped by 0.42 years for men and 0.49 years for women in 2022 - second fall in a row

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Air pollution intensifies Covid-19 impact, mirroring decade-older age

The Guardian - 21-Jun-2023

Scientists advocate for air pollution reduction, emphasizing its potential to improve health outcomes amidst pandemics and flu season

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Diabetes medication metformin could lower long COVID risk by 41%, study suggests

New Scientist - 09-Jun-2023

Metformin may function as an anti-inflammatory and potentially reduce the viral load of SARS-CoV-2

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European Union's population may have already peaked - dropped by half a million people between 2020 and 2022

Eurostat - 12-May-2023

Eurostat report explores the impact of ageing, migration, and birth rates on the EU's population landscape

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Biological Age: A Dynamic Response to Severe Stress

Harvard Gazette - 24-Apr-2023

Helping the body recover from stress could contribute to increased longevity

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Falling birthrates alone will not solve the planet’s environmental problems, study states

The Guardian - 27-Mar-2023

Social and economic factors have a proven impact on birthrate

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Navigating AI in Healthcare: The Opportunities and Challenges of Language Learning Models

JAMA - 27-Mar-2023

Applications and risks of AI tools while considering ethical, legal, and regulatory implications

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