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06-27-2022
Covid vaccines prevented almost 20 million deaths in 2021
A new study published in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases has found that Covid-19 vaccines cut the potential global death toll by more than half in the first year in which they were available. By modeling the spread of the disease in 185 countries and territories, the experts discovered that without Covid vaccines, 19.8 million more people would have died between December 2020 and December 2021.  “We knew it was going to be a large number, but I did not think it would be as high...
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11-06-2018
New limb regeneration experiment could lead to major breakthrough
A team of biologists and engineers led by Tufts University...
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11-06-2018
Genetics only have a limited influence on a person’s life span
After studying a set of family trees of more than...
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11-04-2018
Smiling babies are responding to their parents, expert says
Have you ever heard new parents gushing over their smiling...
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11-04-2018
Scientists use satellites to monitor endangered whale populations
A new method of surveying whale populations using satellites could...
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11-03-2018
Bio-bricks made from urine could offer a sustainable building option
Houses may one day be built with “bio-bricks” made from...
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11-02-2018
Sequencing the DNA of every living creature to protect biodiversity
A new project called the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP) has...
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11-02-2018
Gene editing can save lives but will require strict regulation
Is gene editing the holy grail of scientific advancements or...
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11-01-2018
Human stem cell science has come a long way in 20 years
In November of 1998, a developmental biologist at the University...
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10-31-2018
What happened in the past when the climate changed?
Researchers have developed a computer model that is providing new...
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10-31-2018
Humans have a complicated relationship with the microbes inside us
While each of us may only appear to be one...
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10-30-2018
How does the brain decide what to focus on?
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University have made a breakthrough in...
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10-30-2018
99 million-year-old beetle reveals how Earth’s landmasses shifted
A 99-million-year-old insect preserved inside of a piece of amber...
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