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Despite the seemingly sudden appearance of this cutting edge mRNA technology it is, like many scientific innovations, actually the product of decades of piecemeal research. mRNA was first discovered around 60 years ago after scientists worked for years trying to understand how DNA co-ordinated protein production in cells.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Coronavirus (COVID-19), RNA, Virus, C
A new generation of smart lampposts that can read body temperatures and detect overcrowding could stop the spread of Covid-19 and regenerate cities, according to a new report.  These 21st-century […] The post Experts call for Smart Lampposts to help fight Covid-19 appeared first on ShinyShiny.
UK researchers are set to purposely re-infect a cohort of recovered COVID-19 patients in order to study how the immune system responds to a second encounter with SARS-CoV-2. This human challenge trial expands on an ongoing study deliberately infecting healthy subjects to test vaccine efficacy.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Coronavirus (COVID-19), The Immune Syste
following the cancellation and reschedule of the 2020 salone del mobile.milano, the event has confirmed plans to take place this september. The post salone del mobile confirmed this fall as italian government eases COVID-19 restrictions appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A new review article published in The Lancet has presented 10 key scientific reasons why SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is predominantly spread though the air. The research adds to a growing chorus of experts saying the evidence for airborne transmission is “overwhelming” and the sooner global health authorities admit this, the sooner more effective measures to better protect the pub
A new systematic review investigating published research on the relationship between COVID-19 and hearing problems is suggesting a number of audio-vestibular symptoms can be associated with the disease. The review found hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo can all be associated with COVID-19 and the researchers are currently conducting a year-long study to better understand the long-term effects of
On the 12th of April 1955, the results of the largest clinical experiment in history were revealed. Called the Francis Field Trial, nearly two million children played a role in testing a novel polio vaccine that was found to be incredibly effective in preventing infection.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: World Trade, Vaccines, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Patent, Law, G
In a stunning demonstration of human endeavor, less than one year after a new virus swept across the world triggering a pandemic, we developed several effective vaccines that protect those inoculated from hospitalization and death. However, one key question not answered by rigorous clinical trials last year was whether the vaccines prevent asymptomatic infection, and onward transmission.Continue
The COVID pandemic has stricken all the layers of our societies, from culture to economy, family life to social events. Nevertheless, this unique situation has also offered unique pictures of places usually crowded and suddenly totally empty, taken by photo reporters. For my part, as for many of my professional colleagues, I spent many months without taking any pictures, staying at home to slow t
A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found more than three-quarters of people presenting at a hospital with COVID-19 were either obese or overweight. The findings build on a convincing body of research suggesting disease severity is associated with an increasing Body Mass Index (BMI).Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Coronavi is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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