A new research indicates that touchscreen exposure to toddlers may affect their sleep. Aside from sleep, their development may also be affected.
A 32-year-old man got second-third degree burns for charging iPhone overnight.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.