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Ethnic diversity helps identify more genomic regions linked to diabetes-related traits

By including multi-ethnic participants, a large scale genetic study has identified more regions of the genome linked to type 2 diabetes-related traits than if the research had been conducted in Europeans alone. The international MAGIC collaboration, made up of more than 400 global academics, conducted a genome-wide association meta-analysis led by the University of Exeter.… Read More »

This Small Canadian Drugmaker Wants to Make J&J Vaccines for Poor Nations. It Needs More Than a Patent Waiver.

Biolyse Pharma Corp., which makes injectable cancer drugs, was gearing up to start making generic biologic drugs, made from living organisms. Then the pandemic hit. Watching the covid death toll climb, the company decided its new production lines and equipment could be converted to making vaccines for poorer countries without the means to do so.… Read More »

Would diet pepsi weigh more

If you look at the nutrition facts on a can of regular soda, you will notice that it contains sugar If the corresponding volume of water weighs just slightly more than the can does, then if we immerse the can in the tank of water, it floats. This may explain why several studies have shown… Read More »

Army begins testing vaccine that may be more effective against coronavirus variants

The Army has developed a COVID-19 vaccine that could be highly effective against coronavirus variants. On Tuesday, the Army will start testing the vaccine on 72 adults at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Some of the research subjects will receive two doses of the vaccine, while others will receive only one. For the… Read More »