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After Stillbirth, New Genetic Analyses May Give Parents Answers

2020-08-12 04:00:00 UTC

After Stillbirth, New Genetic Analyses May Give Parents AnswersColumbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the genetic foundations of common, but little studied, condition. Read more at EurekAlert


Experts urge caution over Russias coronavirus vaccine claim

2020-08-12 08:05:15 UTC

Experts urge caution over Russias coronavirus vaccine claimExperts have urged caution over Russias coronavirus vaccine claim, saying they have seen no evidence that suggests it is safe and effective. Read more at Independent.ie


Dingoes are getting bigger and pesticide 1080 may be to blame

2020-08-11 18:11:20 UTC

Dingoes are getting bigger and pesticide 1080 may be to blameResearchers in Australia discovered that the average size of a dingo has grown nearly 10 percent larger in regions where baited traps have been used to cull their number. Read more at Daily Mail


Frequency Therapeutics Provides Business Updates and Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results - The Baytown Sun

2020-08-12 11:31:20 UTC

Frequency Therapeutics Provides Business Updates and Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results - The Baytown SunFrequency Therapeutics Provides Business Updates and Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial ResultsThe Baytown Sun
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WAVE Life Sciences Pte. Ltd. (WVE) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

2020-08-11 01:30:50 UTC

WAVE Life Sciences Pte. Ltd. (WVE) Q2 2020 Earnings Call TranscriptWVE earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
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Gluten in wheat: What has changed during 120 years of breeding?

2020-08-11 16:01:12 UTC

placeholder imgIn recent years, the number of people affected by celiac disease, wheat allergy or gluten or wheat sensitivity has risen sharply. But why is this the case? Could it be that modern wheat varieties contain more immunoreactive protein than in the past? A new stu Read more at Science Daily


Stomach cancer gene testing guidelines for Mori will save lives - survivors

2020-08-10 09:10:51 UTC

Stomach cancer gene testing guidelines for Mori will save lives - survivorsNew guidelines making it easier for Mori to get tested for a rare genetic mutation that leads to stomach cancer will save lives according to survivors. Read more at Stuff.co.nz


Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (ADPT) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

2020-08-11 05:01:01 UTC

Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (ADPT) Q2 2020 Earnings Call TranscriptADPT earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
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The role of exome sequencing in newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism

2020-08-10 00:00:00 UTC

The role of exome sequencing in newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolismWhole-exome sequencing is not sensitive or specific enough to replace the gold standard of tandem mass spectrometry screening of rare inborn errors of metabolism, but can help to reduce false positives and facilitate the timely resolution of ambiguous cases. Read more at Nature.com


Population-scale proteome variation in human induced pluripotent stem cells

2020-08-10 00:00:00 UTC

placeholder imgHuman disease phenotypes are ultimately driven primarily by alterations in protein expression and/or function. To date, relatively little is known about the variability of the human proteome in populations and how this relates to variability in mRNA expressio Read more at Elifesciences.org


Philosophy of Microbiology

2020-08-12 20:24:15 UTC

placeholder img[New Entry by Maureen A. O'Malley and Emily C. Parke on August 12, 2020.] Why should philosophers pay attention to microbes? Many philosophical topics seem quite obviously unmicrobial, insofar as they focus on issues concerning human capacities, activities, Read more at Stanford.edu


Four Reasons Some People Become "Super Smellers"

2020-08-10 12:00:00 UTC

Four Reasons Some People Become "Super Smellers"Carl Philpott Science, World Here are some of the reasons a person may have hyperosmia. Do certain smells make you feel uncomfortable, even nauseous? Or is your nose so good that you can detect even the subtlest aromas in your favourite wine? Perhaps certai Read more at The National Interest


Obesity emerges as risk factor for severe COVID-19 illness

2020-08-12 17:49:25 UTC

Obesity emerges as risk factor for severe COVID-19 illnessAdvanced age has long been recognized as the leading risk factor for severe illness fromCOVID-19, but obesityeven among younger peopleis emerging as a major concern. Ania Jastreboff, MD, PhD,a Yale Medicine endocrinologist and obesity medicine physician, Read more at ScienceBlog.com


Scientists Ask: Without Trial Data, How Can We Trust Russia's Vaccine?

2020-08-11 15:52:00 UTC

Scientists Ask: Without Trial Data, How Can We Trust RussiaAn announcement by Russia on Tuesday that it will approve a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing prompted alarm among global health experts, who said that with no full trial data, the vaccine is hard to trust. Read more at NDTV News


Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (WVE) CEO Paul Bolno on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2020-08-10 17:39:08 UTC

Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (WVE) CEO Paul Bolno on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptWave Life Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:WVE) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 10, 2020 08:30 AM ET Company Participants Kate Rausch - Head of Investor Relations Paul Bolno - President & Chief Executive Officer Mike Panzara - Chief Medical Officer, Head of Ther Read more at Seeking Alpha


High rate of asymptomatic Covid-19 cases 'good thing' for society: Expert

2020-08-11 10:07:00 UTC

High rate of asymptomatic Covid-19 cases A high-rate of asymptomatic Covid-19 cases is a "good thing" for the society and could play a role in the ending of the pandemic, according to a researcher Read more at Business Standard


Quest Diagnostics: A Steady Investment Opportunity Buoyed By Current Market Tailwinds

2020-08-10 09:55:28 UTC

Quest Diagnostics: A Steady Investment Opportunity Buoyed By Current Market TailwindsQuest Diagnostics operates the world's largest clinical testing data-store and provides diagnostic services across the entire healthcare spectrum. Read more at Seeking Alpha


Genmab A/S (GMAB) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

2020-08-13 02:30:22 UTC

Genmab A/S (GMAB) Q2 2020 Earnings Call TranscriptGMAB earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
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NIH grant to UC Riverside physicist focuses on how pathogens evolve

2020-08-10 04:00:00 UTC

NIH grant to UC Riverside physicist focuses on how pathogens evolve(University of California - Riverside) For several years, physicist John Barton at UC Riverside, has been working on developing models to understand and predict how pathogens, such as HIV, evolve. This research pursuit has just received support from the Natio Read more at EurekAlert


Disruption of the ERLINTM6SF2APOB complex destabilizes APOB and contributes to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

2020-08-10 17:51:40 UTC

Disruption of the ERLINTM6SF2APOB complex destabilizes APOB and contributes to non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseAuthor summary Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a very common liver disorder that occurs in people who do not drink too much alcohol. It initiates from extra fat storage in the liver and can advance to hepatitis, fibrosis, liver failure and liver Read more at Plos.org



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