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STAT+: With Pfizer deal, Global Blood CEO sees opportunity to reach sickle cell patients globally

1 day ago   |   STAT

The $5.4 billion acquisition of Global Blood Therapeutics by Pfizer was sealed with a phone call and a commitment to reach patients with sickle cell disease wherever in the...
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As billionaires race to fund anti-aging projects, a much-discussed trial goes overlooked

1 day ago   |   STAT

This story has been excerpted from the STAT Report “ The race for longevity: How scientists - and industry - are seeking to extend healthy lives .” Beating back the diseases of...
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Immunity for common cold coronaviruses may ward off severe covid-19

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

In a laboratory experiment, a strong T-cell response against the coronaviruses that cause common cold-like symptoms was linked to greater covid-19 immunity
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Artificial neuron swaps dopamine with rat brain cells like a real one

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

An electrical device that can send and receive chemical signals from neurons could be used in brain-machine interfaces
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Untangling life's molecular mysteries using AI is a welcome advance

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Artificial intelligence has turned its power on deciphering the complex structures of proteins, the substances behind many vital processes in cells. It is a great boost for...
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Transfusing blood from an old mouse to a younger mouse causes ageing

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

The transfusion led an increased number of senescent cells - which accumulate as we get older - in the young mice, suggesting that cellular ageing isn't just a case of wear and...
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Energy crisis lifeline: Hydrogen breakthrough as world's most durable fuel cell developed

Energy crisis lifeline: Hydrogen breakthrough as world's most durable fuel cell developed

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ENERGY crisis lifeline could be on the way after researchers developed a new hydrogen fuel cell, which could be a major breakthrough in the quest for clean and affordable...
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Gut instinct: how your diet shapes your mind

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

There's a reason our gut is known as the ‘second brain' - what you eat has an effect on your mind The idea that many of our emotions and feelings are linked to the gut is an...
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Mice produce rat sperm with technique that could help conservation

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

Mice containing rat cells have produced rat sperm thanks to a modification technique that could be useful for conserving endangered species or creating hybrids
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Fletcher Robbins

Fletcher Robbins

5 days ago   |   Harvard

Research AssistantCandidate for B.S. in Biochemistry, Northeastern University frobbins meei.harvard.edu Research Interest: Hair Cell Regeneration, Hearing Loss Treatment
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Characterizing the Reaction of Doctors to COVID-19 on Twitter

Katie Hsia and Edward Kong. 4/20/2022. “ Characterizing the Reaction of Doctors to COVID-19 on Twitter .” Journal of Quantitative Description: Digital Media, 2. Publisher's... Read more ...

Turnover in Zero-Premium Status Among Health Insurance Marketplace Plans...

Edward Kong, Mark Shepard, and Adrianna McIntyre. 4/22/2022. “ Turnover in Zero-Premium Status Among Health Insurance Marketplace Plans Available to Low-Income Enrollees .”... Read more ...

US Hospital Characteristics Associated With Price Transparency Regulation...

Yunan Ji and Edward Kong. 6/24/2022. “ US Hospital Characteristics Associated With Price Transparency Regulation Compliance .” JAMA Health Forum, 3, 6, Pp. e221702. Publisher's... Read more ...

How England's looming drought will hit the country's wildlife hard

Birds, fish and insects in England are already under strain from extremely dry conditions, but an expected lengthy drought will hit wildlife even harder Read more ...

On Sonorous Seas review: What a dead whale can tell us

When a beaked whale carcass washed up near her home, part of a mass stranding around the region, Mhairi Killin was inspired to launch an artistic challenge to the military's... Read more ...

Underwater robot scans seabed to seek out the most harmful pollution

A robot equipped with AI image recognition can identify and map rubbish on the seafloor to help prioritise clean-up operations towards the most toxic materials Read more ...

Tech & Science Daily: US vs China over Biden's computer Chips Act

Plus, the unique meteor being recovered from the ocean... Read more ...

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Social capital II: determinants of economic connectedness

R. Chetty, M.O. Jackson, T. Kuchler, J. Stroebel, N. Hendren, R.B. Fluegge, S. Gong, F. Gonzalez, A. Grondin, M. Jacob, D. Johnston, M. Koenen, E. Laguna-Muggenburg, F... Read more ...

Energy crisis lifeline: Households told to save £2,000 on bills with simple...

Energy crisis lifeline: Households told to save £2,000 on bills with simple change

WITH ENERGY bills soaring to eye-watering levels, experts have warned that poorly insulated homes will end up paying nearly £2,000 more. Read more ...