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Science Jun 03Researchers may have sequenced the ‘final unknown’ of the human genome
The claim, if confirmed, surpasses the achievement laid out by leaders from the Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics in 2000.
Health Apr 14Why would a COVID vaccine cause rare blood clots? Researchers have found clues
New research may offer at least a partial explanation for the phenomenon that has been seen with so-called adenovirus vaccines.
Health Jul 15First data for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine show it spurs an immune response
The study showed that vaccinated volunteers made more neutralizing antibodies than have been seen in most patients who have recovered from COVID-19.
Health Apr 30Critical study of Gilead drug shows coronavirus patients responding to treatment, NIH says
Gilead said a government-run study of remdesivir, perhaps the most closely watched experimental drug to treat Covid-19, showed the medicine is effective.
Health Apr 17To speed coronavirus testing, FDA greenlights a new type of nasal swab
Swab shortages have led to a bottleneck in COVID-19 testing, but the FDA announced Thursday a broader range of swabs can now be used.
Health Feb 02The modern tragedy of fake cancer cures
Cancer is older than human beings. Scientists have found dinosaurs with metastatic tumors. It’s simply not likely we’re going to outsmart all cancers with a single treatment, without drawbacks.