Human jobs will not be replaced by AI and the world will not be overrun by killer-robots, an expert panel categorically told the audience at last night’s Biology Week debate at the Royal Institution.
The RSB’s Policy Lates series returned for this year’s Biology Week, with an event entitled #BiosciencesforAll – Paving Pathways for Diversity.
The winners of this year’s Royal Society of Biology outreach and engagement awards have been announced.
Twelve shortlisted entries have been released for this year’s photo competitions, from both amateur photographers and aspiring photographers.
The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the appointment of RSB President Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow as the chair of the advisory board for Public Health England.
Entries into individual science GCSEs in England have increased by 22.8% in biology, 19.2% in chemistry, 17.6% in physics, and 10.8% in computer science.
This year more than 63,800 students received an A level biology, accounting for 7.9% of the total A levels awarded.
Results season for secondary students across the UK kicked off today, with students receiving their results across all levels of awards in Scotland.
Four students representing the UK have been awarded medals at the 29th International Biology Olympiad.
The European Court of Justice has announced that organisms produced by directed mutagenesis techniques are considered genetically modified organisms in EU law, and will be subject to the same regulatory obligations.