Over 142,000 people have been diagnosed with HIV in Europe, which is the highest number of infections since the 1980s, according to the World Health Organisation.
The United Nations World Food Programme's ShareTheMeal app can ensure that you donate 50 cents to feed a Syrian child.
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.