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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...