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December 1, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, November 25 – December 1

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, continuing government efforts to rebuild energy in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, how microgrids can be a solution for the Virgin Islands, discoveries of rare earth elements in the U.S., and an artificial photosynthesis device. 

December 1, 2017

Genetics / Genomics – SciPol Weekly, November 25 – December 1

In this week's Genetics/Genomics SciPol Weekly, South Korea relaxes its regulations on gene therapies, a startup company uses stem cells for type 1 diabetes, why some people's genes make it harder for them to lose weight, synthetic biology using bacteria, and how the yeti may actually be a myth after all.

December 1, 2017

Neuroscience – SciPol Weekly, November 25 – December 1

In this week's Neuroscience SciPol Weekly, states legalizing therapeutic pot for PTSD treatment, how your Apple Watch can tell if you're having a stroke, a surgeon who believes we will soon put electrodes in our brains to communicate, telemedicine prescriptions, and how dogs are smarter than cats.

November 28, 2017

Uber Facing Scrutiny over Hack Revelations

The Hill – Uber is reeling from a new controversy over revelations the company tried to cover up a massive breach last year in which hackers pilfered information from 57 million of its customers.