F.D.A. ‘Grossly Misrepresented’ Blood Plasma Data, Scientists Say

NY Times

Many experts — including a scientist who worked on the Mayo Clinic study — were bewildered about where a key statistic came from

Scientists target coronavirus immunity puzzle

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Scientists from 17 UK research centres are attempting to answer questions such as how long immunity lasts and why disease severity varies so much. Since the virus first emerged, scientists have been racing to learn about how our bodies respond to infection. Image copyright.

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Scientist develops new way to test for COVID-19 antibodies

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The testing criteria had yet to be expanded to include individuals with Smith’s symptoms and so he did what many scientists with […].

Scientists develop genetic ‘monitors’ that detect when genes are active

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New genetic sensors, developed by scientists at University of Warwick and Keele University, could function as a lab test device and even as a live monitoring system inside living cells The innovative system can detect when a specific gene in a cell is active – instead of only detecting its presence The technology is based […].

Boosting public trust in scientists hangs on communications methods

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According to Geah Pressgrove, scientists and communications professionals need to rethink how they communicate through […].

Scientists develop detector for investigating the sun

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Credit: Egor Stadnichuk et al./Journal Journal of Instrumentation Researchers from MIPT have developed a prototype detector of solar particles. The device is capable of picking up protons at kinetic energies between 10 and 100 megaelectronvolts, and electrons at 1-10 MeV.

Scientists develop new precise therapeutic leukemia vaccine

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Credit: WEI Wei Exploration of new leukemia antigens and construction of appropriate delivery systems using FDA-approved material are important strategies for developing leukemia vaccines for clinic use.

Plasma scientists optimize plant growth and yield

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Researchers are fine-tuning the application of plasma to agriculture to speed up germination and help plants grow strong Ever since scientists discovered that plasma treatment leads to faster growth and higher yields of some agricultural crops, physicists, chemists, and biologists have been working together to tease out the mechanisms driving this phenomenon.

Scientists predicted new hard and superhard ternary compounds

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Credit: A. Kvashnin et al./Chemistry

Scientists shed new light on viruses’ role in coral bleaching

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Scientists at Oregon State University have shown that viral infection is involved in coral bleaching – the breakdown of the symbiotic relationship between corals and the algae they rely on for energy. Credit: (photo by Andrew Thurber, OSU). CORVALLIS, Ore.

Scientists to Infect Volunteers With COVID-19 in Challenge Trial

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20, 2020 — British scientists are infecting healthy volunteers with COVID-19, in hopes of speeding up vaccine development, TheWashington Post reported Tuesday. Led by scientists at Imperial College London, people in this challenge trial will be guaranteed treatment if they become ill.

Chief scientist 'told off' for lockdown plea

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Some scientists argue lives could have been saved had a lockdown been introduced earlier. Image caption.

Research!America launches civic engagement program for young scientists

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America launches 2020-21 microgrant program supporting virtual civic engagement programs for young scientists Research!America America is excited to launch a new request for microgrant proposals to support early-career scientists in their efforts to work with local elected officials, community leaders and the public around issues of common concern. Research!America

Birthrates, marriage will change dramatically in post-pandemic world, say scientists

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Credit: Jeff Berlin COVID-19 and America’s response to it are likely to profoundly affect our families, work lives, relationships and gender roles for years, say 12 prominent scientists and authors who analyzed 90 research studies and used their expertise to evaluate our reaction to the pandemic and predict its aftermath.

Computer scientist makes big data more accessible

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UTA researcher working to make data more usable and accessible Credit: UT Arlington A computer science professor at The University of Texas at Arlington is working with researchers to develop a process by which data points in multiple graph layers of a very large dataset can be connected in a way that is both highly […].

UCLA physician-scientist elected to National Academy of Medicine

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Academy honors Dr. Antoni Ribas for his contributions to cancer research LOS ANGELES – Dr. Antoni Ribas, a world-renowned physician-scientist and professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been named to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

Scientists advance understanding of blood-brain barrier health

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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute scientists’ finding has implications for brain diseases Credit: Ben Heithoff et al/Virginia Tech Hard skulls help protect our brains from physical injuries.

#news #biotech Scientists update genome editing technology

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Scientists update genome editing technology.Researchers from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in collaboration with colleagues from the Pavlov University, ITMO University, and the University … Continue reading → #news

#news #biotech Scientists map ulcerative colitis

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Scientists map ulcerative colitis. from European Biotechnology – first and foremost in European biotech [link].

Coronavirus: Children's role in spread puzzles scientists

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And scientists are very confident that children are less likely to become ill than adults even if they do catch it, with many not showing any symptoms at all. Image copyright. Getty Images.

Vaccine Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists

NY Times

Researchers say drug companies need to be more open about how vaccine trials are run to reassure Americans who are skittish about getting a coronavirus vaccine

SwRI planetary scientist to fly aboard NASA-funded commercial space flight

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14, 2020 — A Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) planetary scientist has been chosen to be among the first group to conduct NASA-funded science experiments while flying aboard a commercial spacecraft, the space agency announced today.

Biomedical scientists piece together how medication paralyzes parasitic worms

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Credit: Richard Martin AMES, Iowa – For years, many scientists and medical professionals likely misunderstood how a commonly prescribed medication for elephantiasis battled the disease, but a new study sets the record straight.

Penn Medicine scientists engineer bacteria-killing molecules from wasp venom

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Potential new antibiotics work by disrupting bacterial membrane and summoning immune cells in animal models PHILADELPHIA–A team led by scientists in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has engineered powerful new antimicrobial molecules from toxic proteins found in wasp venom.

Scientists propose potential method for imaging-guided synergistic cancer therapy

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Credit: LIU Hongji A joint research team led by Prof. WANG Hui and Prof.

Scientists reveal urgent solutions for boosting Protected Areas effectiveness

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Wednesday 7th October – Scientists have conducted a new global review of protected areas, finding that to be more effective, area-based conservation efforts need to be better funded, climate smart, and equitably managed. To be more effective, area-based conservation efforts need to be better funded, climate smart, and equitably managed.

Scientists find an enzyme that facilitates grafting between different family species

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Scientists found that the tobacco plant Nicotiana can maintain grafts between a broad range of species. Using Nicotiana as an intermediary, they succeeded in indirectly grafting a tomato scion and a rootstock of Florist’s daisy, which bore a small fruit.

Johns Hopkins Scientists Discover Possible Key to Controlling COVID-19 Immune Response

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They believe that by inhibiting factor D, it would reduce the inflammatory reactions that make COVID-19 so deadly

UChicago scientists discover way to make quantum states last 10,000 times longer

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But first, scientists need to coax quantum systems to stay yoked for longer than a few millionths of a second. A team of scientists at the University of Chicago’s […].

Every COVID-19 case seems different; these scientists want to know why

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Scientists in the US and UK publish first in-depth look at how CD4+ T cells fight SARS-CoV-2 Credit: NIAID LA JOLLA–As scientists around the world develop life-saving COVID-19 vaccines and therapies, many are still wondering exactly why the disease proves deadly in some people and mild in others. To solve this puzzle, scientists need an […].

#news #biotech Scientists develop genetic ‘monitors’ that detect when genes are active

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Scientists develop genetic ‘monitors’ that detect when genes are active.Genetic sensors that can detect the activity from genes, rather than just the genes themselves, have been developed … Continue reading → #news

UTA computer scientists investigating framework for sharing sensor data

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A pair of computer scientists at The University of Texas at Arlington is working to create a framework for businesses that would encourage the owners […]. Business model would share sensor data Credit: UT Arlington Sensors are everywhere, collecting data in nearly every part of society and growing continuously as individuals, companies and agencies add more.

Scientists sound alarm on plastic pollution

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In January 2018, China stopped accepting most plastic recyclables from Western nations. Within days, there was no hiding just how much plastic nations were producing and consuming. Piles of plastic sprung up in Britain, Europe, Canada, the United States, and elsewhere. Other Eastern nations began banning the import of plastic waste. Governments worldwide are now […].

Horwitz Prize awarded to scientists who showed how the ear and brain process sound

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Credit: Columbia University Irving Medical Center Columbia University will award the 2020 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to three scientists: Robert Fettiplace, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA A.

UK scientists trial Humira biosimilar for COVID-19 in care homes

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The post UK scientists trial Humira biosimilar for COVID-19 in care homes appeared first on. Researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK have started a trial of TNF inhibitor adalimumab for COVID-19 patients in care homes and other community settings.

Covid-19: What do scientists think of the PM's plan?

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The new Covid restrictions for England – which allow pubs and restaurants to remain open and households to continue mixing – have been met by scientists with responses ranging from praise to despair. Image copyright. PA Media. Image caption.

Global warming threatens soil phosphorus, says a soil scientist from RUDN University

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Credit: RUDN University A soil scientist from RUDN University found out that the resources of organic phosphorus in the soils of the Tibetan Plateau could be depleted because of global warming.

NTU scientists report plastic could be ‘eco-friendlier’ than paper &cotton in Singapore

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Scientist Behind Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Defends Fast-Tracked Pace

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More than one month after the government of Russia announced it approved the world’s first vaccine for COVID-19, it announced it will share preliminary data from the first six weeks of the ongoing Phase III study

Stanford scientists slow and steer light with resonant nanoantennas

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If scientists can put the brakes on light particles, or photons, it would open the door to a host of new technology applications. Light is notoriously fast. Its speed is crucial for rapid information exchange, but as light zips through materials, its chances of interacting and exciting atoms and molecules can become very small. Now, […]. Technology and Engineering Technology/Engineering/Computer Science