Sax Institute

The Sax Institute is a national leader in promoting the use of research evidence in health policy.

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Space Exploration

Science without gravity at the International Space Station

In two decades orbiting the Earth the International Space Station has become a cutting-edge cosmic laboratory, with astronauts researching everything from black holes to disease and even gardening in microgravity.

Internet

EU unveils AI rules to temper Big Brother fears

The EU unveils a plan Wednesday to regulate the sprawling field of artificial intelligence, aimed at making Europe a leader in the new tech revolution while reassuring the public against "Big Brother"-like abuses.

Space Exploration

ISS sets its research scope on longer space missions

Detect harmful radiation, pilot a rover module, learn better sleep and body maintenance: astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for future missions even further afield—from the Moon to, one day, ...

Internet

Instagram lets users filter insults in private message requests

Instagram started offering users on Wednesday the option to filter incoming direct message requests for hurtful language, a step aimed at showing the Facebook-owned social network is serious about reducing online harassment.

Vaccination

Vaccine maker Valneva less hopeful of Europe-wide deal

French-Austrian vaccine developer Valneva said Wednesday it would "deprioritise" centralised talks with the European Commission to supply its coronavirus shot across the 27-nation EU, switching instead to "a country by country ...