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CDC Virus Testing Guidance Was Posted Against Scientists’ Objections

A heavily criticized recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month about who should be tested for the coronavirus was not written by C.D.C. scientists and was posted to the agency’s website despite their serious objections, according to several people familiar with the matter as well as internal documents obtained by The… Read More »

Scientists identify promising immunotherapy combination for pediatric brain cancer

Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers find drug that removes the “invisibility cloak” from medulloblastoma Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have discovered that combining immunotherapy with a drug called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) eradicated a deadly type of pediatric brain tumor in mice. The discovery, published in Nature Neuroscience, is expected to lead to a clinical trial to… Read More »

Scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus

More than 120 leading scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus amid ‘compelling evidence’ healthier diets could protect millions of Britons The academics say there is a growing body of ‘convincing research’  An unhealthy gut is often linked with inflammation and lower immunity  The experts urged ministers to look into… Read More »

Scientists Find New Way to Inject Plants With Medicine, And It May Help Save Our Crops – ScienceAlert

You may not think of plants as needing life-saving medicine, but that’s sometimes the case when bugs and disease strike. Now, scientists have developed a super-accurate, highly delicate way of delivering drugs, and right where plants need them. At the moment, plants can be sprayed with pesticides, which doesn’t really penetrate to the roots, or… Read More »