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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, a study in Stem Cell Reports shows promising evidence for the use of stem cell replacement therapies in treating blindness caused by macular degeneration. (Image Credit: Xinyi Su) And, as countries launch their vaccination programs, one question keeps reappearing: does the length of time between COVID-19 doses really matter? [...]

By |2021-01-21T10:36:31-05:00January 21st, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Covid-19 vaccination begins after the FDA granted emergency-use authorization for both the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and the Moderna vaccine. Stay informed on new Covid-19 research updates here. And with the current pandemic at hand, the integration of virtual platforms into the healthcare industry has led to the rise of a [...]

By |2021-01-07T13:49:20-05:00January 7th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Moderna and the Pfizer/BioNTech collaboration race to the market with their Covid-19 vaccines. With Moderna announcing an efficacy of 94.1% and Pfizer/BioNTech reporting a 95% efficacy, both companies are aiming to release 70 million combined doses by the end of the year. And with the ongoing pandemic in mind, [...]

By |2020-12-01T21:55:02-05:00December 1st, 2020|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the rush to deploy the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has scientists worried about the overall presumptions about efficacy with Phase III trials. (Image Credit: Dogukan Keskinkilic/Anadolu Agency/Getty) GE healthcare has developed a new chest X-ray AI to reduce complications from poor ventilator tube placement. (Image Credit: Getty)

By |2020-11-24T18:23:11-05:00November 24th, 2020|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, researchers from Duke University have developed lab-grown mini-lungs that allow them to observe coronavirus infection in real-time (Image Credit: Sanford Burnham Preby’s Medical Discovery Institute) Next up, a clinical trial for a Covid-19 antibody released by Eli Lilly has been cancelled due to safety risks and a low likelihood [...]

By |2020-11-16T14:18:59-05:00November 16th, 2020|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Pfizer and BioNTech are the talk of the town. The companies announced Monday that their mRNA vaccine was more than 90% effective at preventing disease from COVID-19 infection, based on early analysis of their phase 3 clinical trial. Though the data is not yet complete, nor peer-reviewed, and many [...]

By |2020-11-12T16:56:24-05:00November 12th, 2020|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, LabCorp launches a test to score the immune system response to COVID-19 vaccines, allowing researchers to gauge effectiveness through trials. An international team of researchers has assessed that the early parts of the pandemic greatly reduced CO2 emissions at a rate not seen since World War 2. (Image Credit: [...]

By |2020-10-21T10:08:19-04:00October 21st, 2020|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, it’s Nobel week! On Monday, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M Rice for their discovery of Hepatitis C virus. And, with the US presidential election looming, scientists are reflecting on how Donald Trump’s presidency has impacted [...]

By |2020-10-12T22:08:27-04:00October 12th, 2020|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments
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