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Gene research yields hopes for barley

16 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Scientists have identified a natural variation on a gene which they believe may help lead to barley varieties with improved yield and resilience. The discovery was made by...
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Big gene therapy names line up behind experimental Covid-19 vaccine

18 hours ago   |   STAT

An early stage vaccine against Covid-19 based on the same basic technology used in gene therapy is gaining some support from some of that field's biggest names. Earlier this...
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Vile bullies branded man Batman villain and ‘burns victim' because of his birth mark

Vile bullies branded man Batman villain and ‘burns victim' because of his birth mark

1 day ago   |   Metro

James Shelby, 31, has been bullied for the way he looks after being born with Sturge Weber Syndrome. Bullies likened a knife maker to a disfigured Batman villain and a burns...
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Early tests of vaccine for COVID-19 pass peer review, look promising

Early tests of vaccine for COVID-19 pass peer review, look promising

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Test doses of another potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. We still don't know how well a robust immune response protects people from SARS-CoV-2 infection. But we've got a...
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Michelle Obama looks identical to daughters Sasha and Malia in unearthed school photo

Michelle Obama looks identical to daughters Sasha and Malia in unearthed school photo

2 days ago   |   Hello Magazine

Michelle Obama's genes are strong! In an unearthed photo from Barack Obama's...
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Research reveals link between dementia gene and ‘severe Covid-19'

Research reveals link between dementia gene and ‘severe Covid-19'

2 days ago   |   The Week

Description More than 850,000 people in the UK have dementia Credits Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Dementia Dementia patients ‘twice as likely' to suffer severe...
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Threat to billions of ash trees by deadly beetle could be thwarted as scientists identify protective genes

2 days ago   |   The Independent

Trees also threatened by fungal disease causing ash dieback
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Gene Gallagher, 18, is the spitting image of father Liam in uncanny snap with his girlfriend

Gene Gallagher, 18, is the spitting image of father Liam in uncanny snap with his girlfriend

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The 18-year-old stuck his tongue out as he posed alongside his girlfriend Amelia.
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Faulty gene linked to dementia DOUBLES risk of severe coronavirus, experts warn

2 days ago   |   The Sun   |   3 articles


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Faulty gene linked to dementia 'doubles the risk of severe Covid-19'

2 days ago   |   Evening Standard   |   3 articles

People with a faulty gene linked to dementia may be twice as likely to exhibit severe coronavirus symptoms, new research indicates.
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French racing tips: Templegate's best bets for Friday's meeting at Bordeaux live on Sky Sports Racing

BORDEAUX 3.58 CIRONA is very nicely bred and comes from a top yard and jockey for the track. With little more to go on, she gets the verdict pending market signals. Wilfried... Read more ...

Trump Launches All-Out Effort to Regulate Social Media Companies

Trump Launches All-Out Effort to Regulate Social Media Companies

Trump's executive order to regulate US social media companies will likely spark a legal battle over the First Amendment and a US law that shields internet platforms from... Read more ...

Furlough changes: Rishi Sunak to make announcement today impacting millions

Furlough changes: Rishi Sunak to make announcement today impacting millions

EMPLOYERS face being asked to contribute 20 percent towards the wages of furloughed staff and keep paying into their pension pots from August. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is... Read more ...

Highland and Moray councils chart phase 1 routes out of lockdown

Highland and Moray councils chart phase 1 routes out of lockdown

Councils in the north are entering Phase 1 of lockdown easing with the message that it won't be business as usual for some time yet, but preparations are under way for a return... Read more ...

Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock engaged to Andre Gray on four year anniversary

Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock engaged to Andre Gray on four year anniversary

Andre Gray proposed to Leigh-Anne Pinnock on their fourth anniversary Leigh-Anne Pinnock has a weekend of celebration ahead - as well as it being her four year anniversary... Read more ...

Boris Johnson announces new lockdown rules allowing six people to gather...

Boris Johnson announces new lockdown rules allowing six people to gather from Monday

FAMILIES and friends will be allowed to reunite following months apart after Boris Johnson eased lockdown rules. Read more ...

50 Years After Equal Pay Act, Women On The Coronavirus Frontline Are...

50 Years After Equal Pay Act, Women On The Coronavirus Frontline Are Undervalued And Underpaid

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. When Tabitha, 50, began to show symptoms of coronavirus in late... Read more ...

Trump's executive order is pushing social media titans Mark Zuckerberg and...

Trump's executive order is pushing social media titans Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to clash over how they handle free speech

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday that would scale back protections provided to internet platforms under Section 230 of the... Read more ...

Court rules to release Queen's secret 'Palace Letters' during dismissal of...

Court rules to release Queen's secret 'Palace Letters' during dismissal of Gough Whitlam's Australian government

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Britney Spears shows off abs in an orange crop-top as she dances to Kim...

Britney Spears shows off abs in an orange crop-top as she dances to Kim Petras' song Malibu

Britney Spears is treating her fans to a worldwide release of her mostly unheard track Moon Ring at midnight. But she opted to highlight a fellow pop princess' tune on her... Read more ...