iol scitech june 8 stemcell

EU court opens door to stemcell patents

Europe's top court has ruled that an organism incapable of developing into a human being is not a human embryo and may be patented.

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iol scitech dec 22 ebola suits

New Ebola suits for healthcare workers

Researchers have developed a new-style outfit that is not only more comfortable, but also less likely to accidentally infect its users.

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iol scitech dec 22 traffic

Noise pollution 'affects one in four'

The European Environment Agency estimated that environmental noise caused up to 10 000 premature deaths in Europe every year.

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