Society & Culture

American College of Medical Genetics and genomics publishes clinical practice resource on hearing loss

American College of Medical Genetics and genomics publishes clinical practice resource on hearing loss

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has released a new Clinical Practice Resource that will help direct the treatment of patients with hearing loss: “Clinical Evaluation and Etiologic Diagnosis of Hearing Loss: A Clinical Practice Resource of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.” This ACMG …

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Society wedding unites Sydney’s powerful dynasties

Society wedding unites Sydney’s powerful dynasties

Heiress and actress Nicola Peltz and Brooklyn Beckham, the son of David and Victoria Beckham (aka Posh Spice).Credit:German Larkin/British Vogue The wedding of Brooklyn Beckham and billionaire heiress Nicola Peltz last week marked the union of two powerful dynasties from either side of the pond. Brooklyn, 23, is the eldest …

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When Vernie plays video games in Melbourne, his fans around the world watch. He’s part of a rising trend

A young man wearing headphones and a hoody

Most nights, when Vernie “BlueRukus” Valentos boots up the PlayStation in his home in Western Melbourne, he’s joined by a few dozen online spectators who have gathered to chat and watch him play. They come from all over, teenagers and the middle-aged, and have been doing so for years. For the 28-year-old, they …

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Why the craft of weaving together science and policy is more critical now than ever

Why the craft of weaving together science and policy is more critical now than ever

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, many world leaders asserted something that seemed sensible – and welcome – to fans of science everywhere: put simply, that they would ‘follow the science’. But if you step on to a modern university campus, or take a tour through the variety …

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