SciLine’s June 19th media briefing covered the status of vector-borne disease in the United States, projected future trends, associated health risks, and emerging research on methods for prevention and control.Read More
SciLine’s May 1st media briefing covered how and where lead gets into the water supply, the health effects of exposure for adults and children, and the disproportionate impacts of lead contamination in low-income communities.
Several U.S. communities have reported concerning levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their drinking water. Find out where these toxic chemicals come from, what scientists know about their health effects, and what questions remain unanswered.Read More
In this SciLine media briefing, scientific experts, including physician researchers and a sports medicine doctor, explain the links between concussions and long-term brain health; who is most vulnerable; and emerging advances in diagnostics, prevention, and treatment.Read More
SciLine's media briefing covers the current status of gene-drive technology, a new take on genetic engineering that could spread new traits quickly through entire populations, and outlines related ethical, legal, and regulatory issues.Read More