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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 ...

$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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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 ...