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Opinion: The two months in 1980 that shaped the future of biotech

6 days ago   |   STAT

Forty years ago this week, five events occurred in the course of just under two months that shaped the future of the biotechnology industry and bioscience research. Looking...
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Avoidable serum potassium testing in the cardiac intensive care unit: development and testing of a machine learning model

9 days ago   |   Harvard

Bhaven Patel, Francesca Sperotto, Mathieu Molina, Satoshi Kimura, Marlon Delgado, Mauricio Santillana, and John Nagi Kheir. In Press. “ Avoidable serum potassium testing in the...
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ARCHITECTURE OF THE INVISIBLE

14 days ago   |   Science Museum

When physics - in the form of X-ray diffraction - collided with biology in the middle of the last century, scientists were given an intimate glimpse of the vast, complex...
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Opinion: The CRISPR Nobel was about more than two women scientists. It was about all of them

15 days ago   |   STAT

News that Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry “for the development of a method for genome editing” known as CRISPR-Cas9...
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STAT Plus: The CRISPR story: How a basic research discovery changed science and led to a Nobel

16 days ago   |   STAT

When Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier embarked on the project that would change science and medicine in incalculable ways, their intentions were much more muted...
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‘A terrific choice': George Church salutes fellow CRISPR pioneers' historic Nobel win

16 days ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

George Church, who is in the thick of both the science and the business of editing genomes with the now Nobel-Prize-winning technology called CRISPR, warmly greeted Wednesday's...
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Jennifer Doudna, now a Nobel winner, on CRISPR and its role in medical research

16 days ago   |   STAT

Jennifer Doudna, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday morning , along with collaborator Emmanuelle Charpentier, joined STAT at a San Francisco event last...
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It's looking less and less likely we'll get a vaccine by the election

It's looking less and less likely we'll get a vaccine by the election

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hello, We've made it to Wednesday! How's everyone holding up? Some news out of Sweden: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have won the Nobel...
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Nobel prize in chemistry goes to the pioneers of CRISPR gene editing

16 days ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have won this year's Nobel prize in chemistry for pioneering the genome editing tool CRISPR-CAS9
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Expert reaction to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

16 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   4 articles

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded jointly to Prof Emmanuelle Charpentier and Prof Jennifer Doudna for the development of the CRISPR method for genome...
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Southwest Airlines will start filling planes to capacity after Thanksgiving as the airline posts a $1.2 billion third-quarter loss

Summary List Placement Social distancing in the skies is quickly vanishing. Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will no longer block seats on its aircraft as of December 1... Read more ...

NASA news: 'Never-before-seen' images show moment OSIRIS-REx lands on...

NASA news: 'Never-before-seen' images show moment OSIRIS-REx lands on Asteroid Bennu

NASA has shared thrilling new images the moment a spacecraft touched down and collected rock samples from the 4.5 billion-year-old Asteroid Bennu. Read more ...

Archaeology news: 'Overwhelming' evidence Ark of the Covenant stood in...

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A Call to Decolonize Business Schools

A Call to Decolonize Business Schools

When a statue in Montreal of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister, was toppled and beheaded by activists, it made international news. We are currently facing a... Read more ...

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13 lessons for communities, organizations, and individuals to consider Amid uncertainty, COVID-19 has ushered in a period of reflection and call for change as the social and... Read more ...

CPD Awards 2020: Join us

CPD Awards 2020: Join us

The Science Council's CPD Awards are back for 2020 to continue the celebration of outstanding CPD. While this year we cannot be together in one room to celebrate outstanding... Read more ...

OSIRIS-REx stirs up a rocky blizzard tagging an asteroid in search of samples

OSIRIS-REx stirs up a rocky blizzard tagging an asteroid in search of samples

After “tagging” the asteroid Bennu on 20 October, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft backed away and beamed back a series of images captured before, during and immediately after the... Read more ...