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An analysis of the reports and materials provided by commercial laboratories offering noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) for genetic disorders finds that none of them fully meet the recommendations published by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). The report from a team of specialists in medical genetics is being published in the journal
The world’s largest computing society, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), updated its code of ethics in July 2018 — but new research from North Carolina State University shows that the code of ethics does not appear to affect the decisions made by software developers. “We applauded the decision to update the ACM code of
A University of Cambridge researcher is calling for the voices of women to be given a fairer platform at a leading scientific conference. Dr Heather Ford and her colleagues analysed data from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting and found that, overall; female scientists are offered fewer opportunities than men to present their research.