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February 5, 2018

What AI Can Do for IVF

Scientific American – There’s a lot of opportunity to improve in a field where every small advance in technology represents a chance to make a family. A new infertility-related artificial intelligence (AI) startup thinks it can do just that

February 5, 2018

You could soon be manufacturing your own drugs—thanks to 3D printing

Science – Forget those long lines at the pharmacy: Someday soon, you might be making your own medicines at home. That’s because researchers have tailored a 3D printer to synthesize pharmaceuticals and other chemicals from simple, widely available starting compounds fed into a series of water bottle–size reactors.

February 2, 2018

Energy – SciPol Weekly, January 27 – February 2

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, America's rise to possible energy independence; Chile could become a renewables superpower; and world's largest wind farm starts construction. 

February 2, 2018

In Trump’s first year, science advice sees a marked decline

Science – Since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, expert panels that provide key federal agencies with science advice have had fewer members and met less often than at any time since 1997, when the government started tracking such numbers, a new analysis concludes.

February 2, 2018

Neuroscience – SciPol Weekly, January 27 – February 2

In this week's Neuroscience SciPol Weekly, a judge trying to solve the opioid crisis, birth defects where Zika spread, a new app to treat depression, how to predict who you're friends with, the neuroscience behind comedy, and a stroke crisis in Africa.