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  • Global warming ‘a death sentence’ for Greenland ice

    Global warming ‘a death sentence’ for Greenland ice0

    Rising global temperatures constitute a “death sentence” for Greenland as we know it, according to a scientist from the Geological Survey of Denmark. “We’re losing Greenland, it’s really a question of how fast,” said Dr Jason Box, who is studying the island’s ice sheet. One glacier he measured had shrunk 9m in depth over the

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  • Diaceutics appoints Derek Hosty as Head of Global Data

    Diaceutics appoints Derek Hosty as Head of Global Data0

    Diaceutics PLC, a provider of data analytics and implementation services to the global pharmaceutical industry, announces that it has appointed Derek Hosty as Head of Global Data with immediate effect. Derek will lead Diaceutics’ data team as it helps more patients across the world access precision medicine drugs by driving better diagnostic testing through unique

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  • Ebola epidemic officially declared a global health emergency

    Ebola epidemic officially declared a global health emergency0

    On July 17, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). A PHEIC is the highest level of alert for an infectious disease. WHO director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (known as Dr Tedros), declared Ebola a PHEIC on the advice of a

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