One in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy over the course of a lifetime. In advance of the June 23-26 Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy Conference, epilepsy experts and people who face seizures are sounding the alarm on a greatly underestimated problem -- epilepsy-related deaths. Although epilepsy affects 3 million Americans, communication and understanding around the risk of mortality remains low, creating a blind spot for caregivers that can prove devastating.
Nature lovers and green-fingered enthusiasts are urged to plant bee-friendly flowers to help ailing pollinator populations and to attract one of the many hundreds of bees due to be released later this summer from the rooftops of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in a competition launched by the London Pollinator Project.
The International Potato Center, global seed potato company HZPC and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture have announced a new partnership. Their joint aim is to develop better potatoes for tropical and subtropical conditions.