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STAT Plus: FDA closes review of Novartis data integrity scandal without punishing the drug maker

9 hours ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

An embarrassing scandal that Novartis endured over data integrity has quietly come to a close, with the Food and Drug Administration instructing the drug maker to correct the...
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CRISPR pioneer Doudna opens lab to run Covid-19 tests

1 day ago   |   STAT

A team of academic and industry researchers led by Jennifer Doudna, the researcher best known for her role in the discovery of the gene editing technology called CRISPR, has...
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Biohack bombshell: Squids' 'exciting' gene-editing superpower to 'revolutionise genetics'

Biohack bombshell: Squids' 'exciting' gene-editing superpower to 'revolutionise genetics'

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

BIOHACKING human bodies is one step closer, following revolutionary research revealing squids' unique ability to edit its RNA outside the nucleus.
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GenomegaMap within-species genome-wide dN/dS estimation from over 10,000 genomes

13 days ago   |   Harvard

Daniel J Wilson and The CRyPTIC Conssortium. In Press. “ GenomegaMap within-species genome-wide dN/dS estimation from over 10,000 genomes .” Molecular Biology and Evolotion...
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Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing

14 days ago   |   Harvard

CRyPTIC Consortium. 2018. “ Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing .” N Engl J Med. Publisher's Version Abstract BACKGROUND The World...
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Like a moth to a flame, we're drawn to metaphors to explain ourselves | Kenan Malik

16 days ago   |   The Guardian

We think we're learning more about the brain, but are we just replacing one story with another? The selfish gene. The Big Bang. The greenhouse effect. Metaphors are at the...
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Opinion: Mending the broken social contract for pharmaceutical pricing and innovation

18 days ago   |   STAT

The biopharmaceutical industry is under unprecedented assault by the public and politicians. Hostility over launch prices for new drugs and post-launch price increases is broad...
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AI finds “smell” genes might have a role beyond the nose

18 days ago   |   Oxford University

The genes that help you smell could also be assisting the spread of colon cancer.
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Grandmother can be good for grandkids - up to a point | Science News for Students

19 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Grandmother can be good for grandkids - up to a point | Science News for Students : Grandmothers can be great for many reasons. In terms of evolution, however, it's puzzling...
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Hair follicles' transit-amplifying cells govern concurrent dermal adipocyte production through Sonic Hedgehog

21 days ago   |   Harvard

Bing Zhang, Pai-Chi Tsai, Meryem Gonzalez-Celeiro, Oliver Chung, Benjamin Boumard, Carolina N Perdigoto, Elena Ezhkova, and Ya-Chieh Hsu. 2016. “ Hair follicles'...
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MARKET REPORT: AIM group boosted by deal for NHS ventilators

MARKET REPORT: AIM group boosted by deal for NHS ventilators

AIM-listed business Science Group has become the latest firm to design a ventilator from scratch. It has signed an agreement to provide 10,000 of them if regulators approve. Read more ...

5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a...

5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a mandatory Google sign-in to use its COVID-19 testing website

Verily's screening website requires a Google sign-in. Lawmakers are asking why. A letter signed by five senators probes Verily on how it will handle sensitive user data... Read more ...

What will it take for people to trust biometric authorisation in banking?

What will it take for people to trust biometric authorisation in banking?

The term 'biometric authorisation' likely conjures images of science fiction films like RoboCop, or a situation where you can open a door by scanning your eyeball. Read more ...

Coronavirus cure: Experimental treatment could stop COVID-19 from attacking...

Coronavirus cure: Experimental treatment could stop COVID-19 from attacking lungs

CORONAVIRUS could be stopped from infecting the lungs with the aid of an experimental protein treatment, scientists at MIT have claimed. Read more ...

Impeachment Was on the Family Table This Thanksgiving

Impeachment Was on the Family Table This Thanksgiving

James Hankins. 2019. “ Impeachment Was on the Family Table This Thanksgiving .”. Publisher's Version Read more ...

The two biggest adtech companies that help advertisers defund news are...

The two biggest adtech companies that help advertisers defund news are hiring to keep up with demand

Adtech firms DoubleVerify and Integral Ad Science have faced criticism from ad agencies and publishers for blocking ads from appearing next to news about the coronavirus. While... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Can you catch coronavirus from your pets? Study reveals all

Coronavirus: Can you catch coronavirus from your pets? Study reveals all

CORONAVIRUS has infected more than 780,000 people across the planet, with authorities struggling to contain the virus. But are pets contributing to the spread of the virus? Read more ...

Coronavirus lockdown: Up to 120,000 European lives already saved thanks to...

Coronavirus lockdown: Up to 120,000 European lives already saved thanks to measures

CORONAVIRUS measures have already saved more than 100,000 lives across Europe, researchers have stated. Read more ...

‘I know my science' How MoD insider exposed truth of NASA's Apollo 11 Moon...

‘I know my science' How MoD insider exposed truth of NASA's Apollo 11 Moon landing

NASA's iconic Apollo 11 mission happened more than 50 years ago, but conspiracy theories are still rampant over the possibility that the Moon landings were faked. Read more ...

Coronavirus symptoms: App can let you know if YOU have coronavirus

Coronavirus symptoms: App can let you know if YOU have coronavirus

A CORONAVIRUS symptom tracking app has been launched which will help experts gain a better understanding of the true numbers of who has or has had the disease. Read more ...