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STAT Plus: CRISPR Therapeutics' CAR-T treatment shows encouraging results, but one death is tied to therapy

4 hours ago   |   STAT

An off-the-shelf CAR-T cell therapy developed by CRISPR Therapeutics induced complete remissions in some patients with advanced B-cell lymphoma, but a patient death was also...
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Expert reaction to study on how SARS-CoV-2 enters cells, looking at structure of the spike protein and neuropilin-1 on the surface of cells

18 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in Science , looked at how SARS-CoV-2 enters cells, and looking at structure of the spike protein and neuropilin-1 on the surface of cells. Prof Lawrence...
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Opinion: Cell phone numbers could provide a fast-track solution to matching patients with their health records

1 day ago   |   STAT

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted in August to overturn a ban on using federal funds to establish a national patient identifier - a unique health ID number for every...
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Science breakthrough: Complex slime organisms could provide answers to Universe

Science breakthrough: Complex slime organisms could provide answers to Universe

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

SCIENTISTS are beginning to unlock the potential of the elusive slime mould, with the single-cell organisms potentially offering unprecedented insight into how the Universe works.
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Fat stores in our cells also hold immune proteins to fight infections

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

The tiny droplets in which our cells store fats are swarming with immune system proteins, which can be used to wipe out dangerous bacteria
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Oral Administration of miR-30d from Feces of MS Patients Suppresses MS-like Symptoms in Mice by Expanding Akkermansia muciniphila

5 days ago   |   Harvard

Shirong Liu, Rafael M Rezende, Thais G Moreira, Stephanie K Tankou, Laura M Cox, Meng Wu, Anya Song, Fyonn H Dhang, Zhiyun Wei, Gianluca Costamagna, and Howard L Weiner. 2019...
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Impaired fitness of Mycobacterium africanum despite secretion of ESAT-6

5 days ago   |   Harvard

Tyler D Bold, Daphne C Davis, Kristen K Penberthy, Laura M Cox, Joel D Ernst, and Bouke C de Jong. 2012. “ Impaired fitness of Mycobacterium africanum despite secretion of...
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Gastric Helicobacter pylori Infection Affects Local and Distant Microbial Populations and Host Responses

5 days ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

S. Kienesberger, L. M. Cox, A. Livanos, X. S. Zhang, J. Chung, G. I. Perez-Perez, G. Gorkiewicz, E. L. Zechner, and M. J. Blaser. 2016. “ Gastric Helicobacter pylori Infection...
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Alterations of the human gut microbiome in multiple sclerosis

5 days ago   |   Harvard

S. Jangi, R. Gandhi, L. M. Cox, N. Li, F. von Glehn, R. Yan, B. Patel, M. A. Mazzola, S. Liu, B. L. Glanz, S. Cook, S. Tankou, F. Stuart, K. Melo, P. Nejad, K. Smith, B. D...
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PhD Studentships at the Quadram Institute

PhD Studentships at the Quadram Institute

6 days ago   |   Quadram

Fully-funded four-year PhD studentships in the Quadram Institute are now available, through the Norwich Research Park Doctoral Training Programme. Our PhD studentships cover...
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Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

THE ORIONID meteor shower peaks tonight and that means stargazers are in for a treat. Find out how you can see the beautiful shower. Read more ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

Artist's illustration of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touching down on asteroid Bennu. Credit: NASA/Goddard/CI Lab A robotic arm extended from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly... Read more ...

Archaeology news: Medieval graffiti ‘repelling evil spirits' discovered in...

Archaeology news: Medieval graffiti ‘repelling evil spirits' discovered in HS2 excavation

ARCHAEOLOGY experts have unearthed eerie signs in the remains of an ancient church in the south-east of England. Read more ...

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd...

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd Immunity Row

A Labour MP slammed Talk Radio host Dan Wootton as a “dangerous conspiracy theorist” during a row over the Welsh ‘firebreaker' lockdown. Chris Bryant, MP for Rhondda, appeared... Read more ...

Vaccine is 'unlikely' to wipe out threat of virus warns UK science chief

Vaccine is 'unlikely' to wipe out threat of virus warns UK science chief

Sir Patrick Vallance said that even with a vaccine Covid-19 will likely become endemic and pose a similar threat to seasonal flu. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth...

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth tomorrow

AN ASTEROID almost as tall as London's iconic St Paul's Cathedral will come swinging past our planet on Thursday, NASA's asteroid trackers have confirmed. Read more ...

Archaeology news: Child remains unearthed in Maya city shed light on 'sweat...

Archaeology news: Child remains unearthed in Maya city shed light on 'sweat bath' ritual

ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Guatemala have uncovered a treasure trove of Maya artefacts and human remains, shedding new light on the spiritual significance of "sweat bath" rituals Read more ...

NASA's declassified report 'withheld to protect public' exposed bizarre lost...

NASA's declassified report 'withheld to protect public' exposed bizarre lost Apollo tapes

NASA astronauts experienced a bizarre encounter during the Apollo programme, which led to a set of tapes being classified by the US space agency for decades. Read more ...

Can an apple extract a day keep the doctor away?

Can an apple extract a day keep the doctor away?

Apples are one of the UK's favourite fruits, with each of us eating on average 2 or 3 of them every week. Their appeal is celebrated annually on Apple Day, October 21st, and... Read more ...

Britain's coronavirus testing regime falls short of WHO standards, experts warn

Britain's coronavirus testing regime falls short of WHO standards, experts warn

Experts told the Commons Science Committee the 6.3% proportion of tests returning a positive result is above a threshold showing an outbreak is under control Read more ...