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englisch | 07.08.2018

US: Scientists Warn about Threat to Biodiversity from Border Wall

A recently published Viewpoint article co-authored by eighteen scientists warns about harmful impacts of constructing a border wall between the United…

englisch | 03.08.2018

RSB Fellows respond to ECJ decision on genetically modified organisms

The European Court of Justice has announced that organisms produced by directed mutagenesis techniques are considered genetically modified…

englisch | 26.06.2018

VBIO joins International Statement on Digital Sequence Information

The German Life Sciences Association (VBIO e. V.) has joined with more than 50 other scientific organizations from around the world to endorse a…

englisch | 21.06.2018

EU Pollinators Initiative

On 1 June 2018, the European Commission adopted a Communication on the first-ever EU initiative on pollinators. The Initiative which sets strategic…

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englisch | 21.06.2018

New report: If misused, Synthetic Biology could expand the possibility of creating new weapons

Synthetic biology expands the possibilities for creating new weapons — including making existing bacteria and viruses more harmful — while decreasing…

englisch | 15.06.2018

UK Proposes Framework for Science Partnership with EU

The United Kingdom (UK) has published a new “Framework for the EU-UK Partnership on science, research, and innovation,” a document that is intended to…

englisch | 28.05.2018

Scientists plan DNA hunt for Loch Ness monster next month

A global team of scientists plans to scour the icy depths of Loch Ness next month using environmental DNA (eDNA) in an experiment that may discover…

englisch | 03.04.2018

Not-for-profit publishers partner to launch new research journal Life Science Alliance

EMBO Press, Rockefeller University Press, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press today announce the launch of Life Science Alliance, a new global,…

englisch | 21.03.2018

EPA Administrator Wants to Restrict Use of Science in Rulemaking

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to launch plans to restrict the use of science in rulemakings at the agency, according to recent…

Wissenschaft | 14.03.2018

RSB supports call to revise visa restrictions to allow more researchers into the UK

The Royal Society of Biology is supporting calls for a revision of visa rules to allow more researchers to enter the UK, outlined in a letter sent to…

Politik & Gesellschaft | 07.03.2018

Ministerial representation for life sciences is needed, says RSB chief executive at House of Lords inquiry

Mark Downs, chief executive of the Roya Society of Biology (RSB)  - a partner of German Life Science Association VBIO - called for a life sciences…

Wissenschaft | 23.01.2018

New Tool Launched to Track Politicization of Science

The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund have announced a new joint initiative: Silencing Science Tracker…

Biobusiness | 19.12.2017

Trump Administration’s Censorship of Science at CDC is Dangerous

Scientists are gravely concerned by reports that the Trump Administration has prohibited public health officials at the Centers for Disease Control…