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Video: Fire Fauci? Trump suggests he will take ‘advice’ of chanting supporters and dismiss America’s infectious disease expert ‘after the election’

Video: Fire Fauci? Trump suggests he will take ‘advice’ of chanting supporters and dismiss America’s infectious disease expert ‘after the election’

Zeke Miller | 
Speaking at a campaign rally in Opa-locka, Florida, Trump expressed frustration that the surging cases of the virus that has killed ...
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Can ancient potions treat COVID? Short on modern medicine, Peru’s indigenous groups give them a try

Rodrigo Abd | 
The coronavirus pandemic’s ruthless march through Peru — the country with the world’s highest per-population confirmed COVID-19 mortality rate — ...
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How COVID-19 kills

Adam Geller, Malcolm Ritter | 
Nine of every 10 students worldwide shut out of their schools at one point. More than 7 million flights grounded ...
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‘Desperation is not a strategy’: Slew of low quality studies clouds picture of how to confront COVID-19

Marilynn Marchione | 
Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research ...
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Activists push for magic mushroom decriminalization in DC

Ashraf Khalil | 
[July 8,] activists presented more than 36,000 signatures to the [Washington DC] Board of Elections. If the signatures hold up ...
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The rich get safer? Developing countries likely last in line to get virus vaccine

Christina Larson, Maria Cheng | 
Worldwide, about a dozen potential COVID-19 vaccines are in early stages of testing. While some could move into late-stage testing ...
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How does herd immunity work – and could it protect us from COVID-19?

Herd immunity is when a virus can no longer spread easily because enough people are immune to it. That lowers ...
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Blood type and COVID-19 severity: Type O may help; Type A may hurt, study says

Marilynn Marchione | 
Scientists who compared the genes of thousands of patients in Europe found that those who had Type A blood were ...
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Hydroxychloroquine found ‘no better than placebo pills’ in preventing COVID-19 in high risk people, New England Journal of Medicine study finds

Marilynn Marchione | 
A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, ...

Novavax launches human clinical trial on coronavirus vaccine in Australia

Rod McGuirk | 
A U.S. biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday [May 26] with hopes ...
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Can decades-old vaccines against polio and tuberculosis protect against the coronavirus?

Lauran Neergaard | 
Scientists are dusting off some decades-old vaccines against other germs to see if they could provide a little stopgap protection ...
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Newly approved 2, 4-D herbicides could help cut crop damage from Bayer’s drift-prone dicamba weedkiller

Benjamin Herrold | 
Farmers and weed control experts continue to monitor the dicamba herbicide situation heading into another growing season. Kevin Bradley, University ...

Washington Supreme Court orders reassessment of $18 million penalty against food industry group alleged to have concealed GMO labeling campaign funding

Gene Johnson | 
The Washington Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to reconsider the largest penalty for campaign finance violations ever assessed ...
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Online grocers struggle to meet demand as COVID-19 keeps shoppers away from supermarkets

A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services. In practice, they’ve been ...
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Prop. 65: California proposal to label Tylenol a carcinogen under fire amid glyphosate-cancer lawsuits

Adam Beam | 
A fight is coming to California over whether to list one of the world's most common over-the-counter drugs as a ...

Austria’s January 2020 glyphosate ban halted on technical grounds

An Austrian ban on the weedkiller glyphosate, a substance that has long been disputed in Europe and beyond, can’t take ...

There’s still a lot we don’t know about China’s controversial CRISPR babies, including their health status

Marilynn Marchione | 
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had helped make the first gene-edited babies. One year later, ...
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Researchers want USDA approval to release GMO chestnut tree as part of forest restoration effort

Michael Hill | 
Chestnuts harvested from high branches on a chilly fall morning look typical: they’re marble sized, russet colored and nestled in ...
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Fifth farmer sentenced in $142 million fraudulent organic grain scheme, largest in US history

A Missouri farmer who played a role in the largest organic grain fraud scheme in U.S. history has been sentenced ...
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EU lawmakers: New bee safety rules won’t protect pollinators from neonic pesticides long term

Samuel Petrequin | 
The European Parliament on [October 23] blocked a diluted proposal by the 28-nation bloc’s executive arm on protecting bees from ...
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Thailand bans glyphosate weed killer as Roundup-cancer legal debate rages in US, Europe

Grant Peck, Preeyapa Khunsong | 
Thailand’s government agreed [October 22] to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health ...
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Farmers face sentencing in seven-year organic food fraud scheme

Ryan Foley | 
Four Midwestern farmers who cheated organic food customers are scheduled to be sentenced for the largest fraud scheme of its ...
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Genetic variants may explain why women are more prone to Alzheimer’s

Marilynn Marchione | 
New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and ...
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Lab-grown protein could make up 35% of meat consumption by 2040 amid growing concerns about animal agriculture

Memphis Meats, based in Emeryville, California, is one of a growing number of startups worldwide that are making cell-based or ...

US college cafeterias, restaurants could be first to serve controversial GMO AquAdvantage salmon

Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny ...
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Chinese biologist Qu Dongyu to focus on hunger, poverty eradication as UN Food and Agriculture Organization chief

Qu Dongyu, China's deputy agricultural minister, was elected [June 23] as the new director general of the U.N. Food and ...

New diagnostic weapon: Genetic tests can also detect infectious disease

Marilynn Marchione | 
Doctors routinely use genetic tests to spot inherited diseases and guide cancer treatment. But using them to detect infectious diseases ...
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Maine, largest salmon farming state, won’t produce GMO AquAdvantage fish

Patrick Whittle | 
Genetically engineered salmon is heading to store shelves in the U.S., but it won’t be coming from the biggest salmon ...
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