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A novel method to precisely deliver therapeutics inside the body

A new way to deliver therapeutic proteins inside the body uses an acoustically sensitive carrier to encapsulate the proteins and ultrasound to image and guide the package to the exact location required, according to researchers. Ultrasound then breaks the capsule, allowing the protein to enter the cell.

The first gray wolf in more than 100 years may have returned to northern France

After an absence of more than 100 years, the iconic gray wolf may have returned to northern France. According to the French Biodiversity Office, an animal closely resembling one was captured in images taken by an automatic surveillance camera. The…

Causes of global warming: How scientists know that humans are responsible – Yale Climate Connections

Hurricane Dorian as seen from the International Space Station on Monday, September 2, 2019. (Photo credit: NASA) You likely have heard about global warming in the news, at school or from a friend. And so you probably have questions such…

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U.N. Shifts from Climate Change to Coronavirus – Scientific American

The novel coronavirus pandemic is now the world’s top priority. Climate change will have to be put on the back burner, for now. That was the message delivered to reporters from U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, via an unprecedented online press…

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Second patient has been cured of HIV, study suggests

A study of the second HIV patient to undergo successful stem cell transplantation from donors with a HIV-resistant gene, finds that there was no active viral infection in the patient’s blood 30 months after they stopped anti-retroviral therapy, according to a case report.

Are we panic buying or just stocking up?

With the coronavirus outbreak spreading across the world, many people are preparing for possible quarantine by stocking up on supplies. It’s the same motivation that empties the shelves of milk and bread when the forecast calls for snow. The Centers…

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Global Warming on a Rampage – CounterPunch

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Global warming is not waiting around for the signatories to the Paris climate accord ‘15 to go to net zero emissions 2030/50. Sorry, those bold plans are way too little way too late. Already, across…

Global Warming on a Rampage – CounterPunch

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Global warming is not waiting around for the signatories to the Paris climate accord ‘15 to go to net zero emissions 2030/50. Sorry, those bold plans are way too little way too late. Already, across…

Swirling seals win top underwater photography honors

While waves may roil and sunlight might dance atop the water, often the most interesting activity happens underneath the surface. Since 1965, the Underwater Photographer of the Year awards have been focused on this fascinating underwater realm. The competition “celebrates…

A couple is buying land — and letting it go wild

[embedded content] Compared to the barren, brown stretch of land that juts up against it, the Singh family’s lot sticks out like a green thumb. In the video above produced by Mongabay India, you can see how the sprawling acres…