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The startlingly poor performance revealed this week for a COVID 19 vaccine made by the German company CureVac isnt just a disappointment, its a scientific puzzle. The company blames the rapidly...
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A large, retrospective, multicenter study involving Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that convalescent plasma from recovered COVID 19 patients can dramatically improve likelihood of survival among blood...
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Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have observed that SARS CoV 2, the virus that causes COVID 19, can infect the testes of infected hamsters. The findings, published in the journal...
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By cleverly combining complementary sequencing techniques, researchers have deepened our understanding of the function of known RNA molecules and discovered thousands of new RNAs. A better understanding of our transcriptome...
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In early January 2021, travelers returning to Tokyo, Japan, from Amazonas, Brazil, were screened for COVID 19 at the airport. A few days later, the National Institute of Infectious Disease of...
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The pile of beige food pellets in a lab mouses cage might not be the most exciting part of an experiment, but its a detail researchers cant afford to ignore....
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The coelacanth was thought to have a life span of around 20 years, but new estimates suggest it is a centenarian of the ocean, alongside sharks. French researchers studied marks...
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A new article, published as a Perspective in the journal Conservation Science and Practice, introduces a rapid assessment framework that can be used as a guide to make conservation and...
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Babies born by cesarean section don t have the same healthy bacteria as those born vaginally, but a Rutgers led study for the first time finds that these natural bacteria can...
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The Black Sea is an unusual body of water below a depth of 150 metres the dissolved oxygen concentration sinks to around zero, meaning that higher life forms such as...
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When Kansas meteorologist Tom Bedard proposed to his girlfriend, fellow meteorologist Raya Maday, he didn’t let anything rain on their parade. However, the couple did get photobombed by a tornado...
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With sorghum poised to become an important crop grown by Pennsylvania farmers, Penn State researchers, in a new study, tested more than 150 germplasm lines of the plant for resistance...
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A research team from Los Alamos National Laboratory and Purdue University have developed bio inks for biosensors that could help localize critical regions in tissues and organs during surgical operations. advertisement...
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Physicists at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich LMU and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics MPQ have used ultrashort laser pulses to probe the dynamics of photoelectron emission in tungsten...
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In the animal kingdom, killer whales are social stars They travel in extended, varied family groups , , and even imitate human speech . Now, marine biologists are adding one...
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A long term passive rewilding study has shown that natural woodland regeneration could make a significant contribution to meeting the UK s ambitious tree planting targets potentially at no cost...
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When animals are hot, they eat less. This potentially fatal phenomenon has been largely overlooked in wild animals, explain researchers from The Australian National University ANU . advertisement According to lead...
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GENEVAJust a few weeks ago, the mood here at the headquarters of the World Health Organization WHO was still decidedly somber. WHO had pushed hard for equitable distribution of COVID 19...
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Many diseases caused by a dysregulated immune system, such as allergies, asthma and autoimmunity, can be traced back to events in the first few months after birth. To date, the...
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U.K. España France Ελλάδα Greece Italia 日本 Japan 한국 Korea U.S. Edition You might expect Mariah Robertson to applaud last week’s . The 38 year old Johns Hopkins University physician has seen...