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Scientists create mutant enzyme that chomps plastic bottles for lunch

Jack Guy | 
A team of researchers that previously re-engineered a plastic-eating enzyme named PETase have now combined it with a second enzyme ...
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Viewpoint: How Canada corralled COVID while the US failed

Michael Bociurkiw | 
There are a number of theories as to why Canada has managed to flatten the Covid-19 curve much better than ...
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Even if a COVID vaccine is approved this winter, most Americans won’t get access until mid-2021

Holly Yan, Madeline Holcombe | 
While a "very limited supply" of a Covid-19 vaccine might be ready in November or December, it "will have to ...
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Rushing the roll out of vaccines has led to past US health disasters

Jen Christensen | 
[Vaccine experts’] concern that the FDA may be moving too quickly heightened when FDA Commissioner Dr. Steven Hahn told the ...
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Struggle to decide when kids should go back to school mirrors 1918 pandemic debate

Theresa Waldrop | 
During the influenza pandemic in 1918, even though the world was a very different place, the discussion [about whether to ...
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‘Overwhelmingly positive’: Fauci says ‘independent board’ has authority to end vaccine trials early and roll out immunizations

Liz Szabo | 
Although two ongoing clinical trials of 30,000 volunteers are expected to conclude by the end of the year, [Anthony] Fauci ...
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Even if widely embraced, vaccines are not a ‘silver bullet’ to containing COVID

Christina Maxouris, Holly Yan, Steve Almasy | 
Americans looking to a vaccine as the way out of the coronavirus pandemic should consider a more comprehensive approach, a ...
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Despite anti-vax fears, vaccines are safe

A review of 58 different changes to labels on vaccines made between 1996 and 2015 has shown very few dangers ...
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Trump administration, CDC fumbling efforts to push back against vaccine deniers

Elizabeth Cohen | 
While anti-vaxxers flood social media with lies about the upcoming coronavirus vaccine -- that it contains monkey brains, that it's ...
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‘Will a COVID vaccine work on the grossly overweight? Our prediction is no’

Sarah Varney | 
[I]n the United States, where at least 4.6 million people have been infected and nearly 155,000 have died, the promise ...
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Natural immunity: Some people who have not gotten the virus may be naturally protected

Jacqueline Howard | 
[A] study, published in the journal Nature on [July 29], found that among a sample of 68 healthy adults in Germany who ...
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You are what your hair says you are: Follicles provide a map of your diet and health

Katie Hunt | 
Your mop can potentially shed light on whether you prefer veggie burgers or cheeseburgers, a new study has suggested. Researchers ...
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Gum health linked to mental health problems

Katie Hunt | 
Periodontal disease is associated with a wide range of health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and dementia, making the ...
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Dinosaur cancer? We suffer from malignancies that afflicted our distant biological relatives

Katie Hunt | 
[S]cientists say they have, for the first time, found that dinosaurs suffered from osteosarcoma -- an aggressive malignant cancer that ...
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Beyond anti-vax activism, what could slow embrace of COVID-19 vaccines? Production and logistics

Sara Murray | 
Once a vaccine is approved, every American won't be able to get it at once. That sets up the unenviable ...
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Is Dr. Fauci involved in a plot to profit from coronavirus? Sinclair Network pulls Eric Bolling Plandemic conspiracy program that claimed just that

Oliver Darcy | 
Over the weekend, Sinclair announced it would postpone and "rework" the segment featuring discredited "Plandemic" researcher Judy Mikovits which was ...
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Vaccine race accelerates, as Moderna-NIH partnership drug induces immune responses in all Phase 1 volunteers

Jacqueline Howard, John Bonifield | 
[E]arly results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on [July 14], showed that [Moderna’s COVID-19] vaccine worked to ...
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Aging eyes? Staring at bright red light could rescue your vision

Ryan Prior | 
A few minutes of looking into a deep red light could have a dramatic effect on preventing eyesight decline as ...
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Cytokine storms: This doctor hunting down a COVID-19 treatment the same way he cured his own rare disease

Ryan Prior | 
35-year-old associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine [David Fajgenbaum] leads the school's Center for Cytokine ...