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COVID vaccine ‘bio-factories’: Step-by-step look at how GMO tobacco plants could help end the pandemic

Joe Palca | 
Two biotech companies are using the tobacco plant, Nicotiana benthamiana, as bio-factories to produce a key protein from the coronavirus ...
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Comparing White and Black brains: Turns out ‘genetics’, ‘race’ and ancestry matter when diagnosing disorders

Jon Hamilton | 
Early genetics studies were often limited to people of European ancestry. Scientists reasoned that focusing on this population made it ...
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$90 per injection of quack: Gwyneth Paltrow’s supplement supplier, ‘wellness’ doctors promote thymosin alpha-1 and other unapproved COVID cures

Tom Dreisbach | 
It was April 2020. The virus had already killed 50,000 Americans, a number that has since grown to more than 200,000 ...
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What if the first COVID-19 vaccines are no better than 50% effective?

Allison Aubrey | 
Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief of the National Institute of Health and Infectious Disease, has tried to set realistic expectations when discussing the ...
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Dicamba debacle: Arkansas official suspects farm vandalized amid investigation into illegal weedkiller use

Dan Charles | 
Twice in the past two months, vandals have struck Terry Fuller’s farm, destroying tractor engines and burning stacks of hay ...
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Florida sees increase in dengue fever cases while regulators mull GMO gene drive mosquito release

Nancy Klingener | 
Antibody testing in the Key Largo area has identified another 11 cases of dengue fever, bringing the total this year ...
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40% of LGBTQ youths contemplated suicide over the past year

Brianna Scott | 
Forty percent of young LGBTQ people have considered suicide in the last year; that rises to more than half for ...
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With the global population growing, should we worry about future food shortages?

Dan Charles | 
There's a common warning about our planet's future: the risk of food shortages. "We've got a growing world and a ...
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Podcast: Gene therapy could be best hope to cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Ari Shapiro, Jon Hamilton | 
Conner Curran was 4 when he was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. His muscles were already beginning to waste away ...
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$3 million per person price tag set on first gene therapy for hemophilia expected ready this fall

Rob Stein | 
"It's been absolutely brilliant and life-changing for me," says [Jack] Grehan, 26, of Billinge in North West England. He received ...
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AquaBounty US facility grows non-GMO Atlantic salmon as it prepares to produce biotech fish

Samantha Horton | 
AquaBounty Technologies’s land-based facility in Albany, Indiana, began producing non-GMO Atlantic salmon while waiting for federal permission to import the ...
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1 year later, first gene edited sickle cell patient is functionally cured

Rob Stein | 
She's the first person with a genetic disorder to get treated in the United States with the revolutionary gene-editing technique ...
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Podcast: Cannabis and psychedelic drugs slowly gain acceptance as revolutionary ways to treat trauma

Julie Holland, Terry Gross | 
People who have been taking antidepressants for several years sometimes hit a wall, a point when that treatment no longer ...
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Johnson & Johnson halts talcum powder sales in the US and Canada, citing declining demand in the face of cancer lawsuits

Vanessa Romo | 
Johnson & Johnson will stop selling talcum-based baby powder in the United States and Canada after being ordered to pay ...
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‘It changed the world’: Exploring 60 years with the birth control pill

Sarah McCammon | 
Loretta Ross, an activist and visiting women's studies professor at Smith College, was among the first generation of young women ...
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World Health Organization says “no evidence” recovered coronavirus patients are protected from a second infection, then reverses itself one day later

Colin Dwyer | 
[Editors note: This story has changed as the position of the World Health Organization retracted its original assertion. As a ...
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Coronavirus ’10 times deadlier than 2009 flu pandemic’; immunity still an unknown, says World Health Organization

Bill Chappell | 
People who have recovered from COVID-19 may or may not be immune to getting sick again – and it's too ...
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Podcast: With honeybees no longer abandoning their colonies, deadly Varroa destructor mite now biggest threat to bee health

Maddie Sofia, Samuel Ramsey | 
University of Maryland entomologist Samuel Ramsey sits down with NPR's Maddie Sofia to discuss how America's honeybees are faring in ...
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‘This has never happened before’: CDC ‘conspicuously silent’ during coronavirus outbreak

Nell GreenfieldBoyce | 
At a time when the nation is desperate for authoritative information about the coronavirus pandemic, the country's foremost agency for ...