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STAT Plus: ‘It's the disparity in who gets affected': A sickle cell doctor tracks dollars and drug development

6 hours ago   |   STAT

Sickle cell disease and cystic fibrosis are both rare, genetic diseases. While there are three times as many people in the U.S. with sickle cell disease compared to people with...
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Expert reaction to two structural papers on COVID-19

20 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

Two papers, published in Nature, report on the structural biology of COVID-19. Prof Jim Naismith FRS FMedSci, Rosalind Franklin Institute and Oxford University, said: “These...
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New study sheds light on coronavirus infection mechanism

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Researchers at the University of Minnesota created a 3D map of the ‘spike' protein used to latch on to cells Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage New...
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Exploring the gut-brain axis in neurodevelopmental disorders

Exploring the gut-brain axis in neurodevelopmental disorders

1 day ago   |   Global Engage

In the last decade, research has well established the impact of gut microbiota on host physiology and behaviour. We know that the gut and the brain communicate bidirectionally...
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'It's a razor's edge we're walking': inside the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Around the world, more than 40 teams are working on a vaccine for Covid-19. We followed one doctor in the most urgent quest of his life. By Samanth Subramanian Coronavirus...
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Lauren Moon, BSc AKC

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Having graduated from King's College London with a Bachelors degree in Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology, Ren completed a parallel course of study and was elected to the...
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Ziqi Dong

4 days ago   |   Harvard

B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, Peking University I work as a rotation student from the Wellcome PhD Programme in Developmental Mechanisms. I am curious about the principles of...
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Eating too much salt seems to impair body's ability to fight bacteria

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

High salt intake seems to impair the immune cells in humans that fight bacteria because of a side effect of the hormones that help get rid of salt
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Expert reaction to questions about COVID-19 and viral load

7 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

There have been questions from journalists about viral load ad the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr Edward Parker, Research Fellow in Systems Biology at the London School of Hygiene and...
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Biochemical Society Awards Recipients 2021

7 days ago   |   The Science Council

Ten eminent scientists and exceptional early career researchers have been honoured in the annual Biochemical Society Awards. Each winner exemplifies the very best of the...
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Coronavirus: Can you catch coronavirus from your pets? Study reveals all

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Coronavirus latest: NASA satellites reveal scale of China's COVID-19 shutdown

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Lean team readies ESA's Mercury-bound BepiColombo for planetary flyby

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Lessons From a Coronavirus Symptom-Tracking App

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Mayors are pleading with their Republican governors to follow the science...

Mayors are pleading with their Republican governors to follow the science and shut down states over the coronavirus

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OneWeb files for bankruptcy

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The next wave of coronavirus outbreaks is threatening cities from New...

The next wave of coronavirus outbreaks is threatening cities from New Orleans to Philadelphia, and it reveals the US is on pace for a national epidemic

New York has become the coronavirus epicenter in the US , but data shows that other cities from New Orleans to Philadelphia aren't far off from experiencing similar... Read more ...