Covid: Prepare to trigger England's Plan B curbs, say scientists

Advisers say early action could save later, tougher measures to stop the spread of coronavirus. Source link

Covid: Scientists targeted with abuse during pandemic

Fiona Fox, chief executive of the UK Science Media Centre, which provides scientific comment and briefings to journalists, said it was a “great loss if a scientist who was engaging with the media, sharing their expertise, is taken out of a public debate at a time when we’ve never needed them so badly”. Source link

Japanese Scientists Discover New Disease Carried by Ticks

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Scientists in Japan have discovered yet another tick-borne virus that can make people sick. The Yezo virus is transmitted by tick bites, and triggers fever and a reduction in blood platelets and white blood cells. “At least seven people have been infected with this… Continue reading Japanese Scientists Discover New Disease Carried by Ticks

Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch

Oct. 6, 2021 — Most vaccines are given with hypodermic needle injections. But shots aren’t necessarily the most efficient or effective way to deliver a vaccine. Scientists have been experimenting with microneedle patches to painlessly deliver a vaccine into the outermost layer of the skin with dozens of extremely tiny needles coated in the… Continue reading Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch

Scientists in Danger in Afghanistan, Their Research in Jeopardy

Sept. 3, 2021 — Scientific research is becoming one of the casualties as the Taliban again take control of Afghanistan, say experts who have lived and worked in the region. Kenneth Holland, PhD, dean of academics, research and international affairs at O.P. Jindal Global University in India, was president of the American University… Continue reading Scientists in Danger in Afghanistan, Their Research in Jeopardy

Search for Covid's origins stalled, scientists say

“The window of opportunity” for crucial studies into how the Covid-19 pandemic started is closing, scientists say. Source link

Covid-vaccine scientists begin plague-jab trial

The first volunteers have received a dose of the vaccine, made using the same technology as the Covid jab. Source link

Scientists Use Gaming Technology to Monitor Tumors, Cancer Spread

Aug. 4, 2021 — Gaming technology has inspired a new virtual cancer tracker that developers have named Theia after the Greek goddess of sight and clairvoyance. Two-dimensional technology can already generate models from sets of data from millions of cells. But a pivot to three-dimensional cancer modeling will allow researchers to extract insights… Continue reading Scientists Use Gaming Technology to Monitor Tumors, Cancer Spread

Tucker: The left uses partisan politics posing as science

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Covid origins: Scientists weigh up evidence over virus's origins

Crowded, unhygienic live animal markets, many scientists agree, provide an ideal transmission hotspot for new diseases to “spill over” from animals. And in the 18 months up to the beginning of the pandemic, a study showed that nearly 50,000 animals – of 38 different species – were sold at markets in Wuhan. Source link