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Viewpoint: Reporting COVID-19 data is not ‘rocket science’ – yet US response has been a spectacular failure

Eric Schneider | 
Tragically, the United States, unable to match other countries’ response, has tallied the most cases and deaths in the world ...
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How many people have contracted the coronavirus but are not showing symptoms? Study of pregnant women in New York City finds 13.5% are asymptomatic

In recent weeks, Covid-19 has rapidly spread throughout New York City. The obstetrical population presents a unique challenge during this ...
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Racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, using technologies both old and new

The need to rapidly develop a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 comes at a time of explosion in basic scientific understanding, including ...
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Are GMOs and herbicides safe? New England Journal of Medicine commentary casts doubt

Charles Benbrook, Philip J. Landrigan | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this commentary to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  [Editor's Note: For a profile ...

Genetic information in health care set to explode with approve of next-generation DNA sequencer

Francis Collins, Margaret Hamburg | 
This year marks 60 years since James Watson and Francis Crick described the structure of DNA and 10 years since ...
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Association between obesity and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages

It's hardly shocking, but a National Institutes of Health funded study finds that people with a genetic proclivity for obesity ...