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Anti-cancer Drug Derived From Himalayan ‘Caterpillar Fungus’ Kills Cancer Cells With 40 Times the Potency

A new type of chemotherapy derived from a molecule found in a Himalayan fungus has been uncovered as a powerful anti-cancer agent, and may...

Bharat Biotech announces Covaxin 81% effective in interim phase 3 trials

The Hyderabad-headquartered vaccine maker Bharat Biotech announced phase 3 clinical trial results of its indigenously-made Covid-19 vaccine 'Covaxin' on Wednesday. In Phase 3 clinical trial...

Nanomaterial-based biosensing platform that detects COVID-19 antibodies in 10 to 12 seconds

Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University report findings on an advanced nanomaterial-based biosensing platform that detects, within seconds, antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible...

Defects in mitochondria may clarify many health issues observed during space travel

For space travel to be effective, it's necessary to understand and find methods to address fundamental reasons for the health issues that have been...

USA records a new high of over 200K COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

The USA on Tuesday far surpassed its past daily record of new COVID-19 cases, adding 201,961 cases in 24 hrs, according to the tally...

Cancer scientists find the new salivary gland

Scientists at the Netherlands Cancer Institute have discovered salivary glands in a previously unknown location. This is potentially great news for patients with head...

Researchers make nanoparticles that convey gene-editing tools to particular tissues and organs

One of the most remarkable recent advances in biomedical research has been the development of highly targeted gene-editing methods such as CRISPR that can...

Scientists find a new technique to improve cell plasticity

Cell plasticity is a property by which a cell can take on various and reversible identities. This property is also crucial in cancer as...

Top doctors warn, COVID-19 could overwhelm France

France will confront a months-long COVID-19 epidemic that will overwhelm it is wellbeing health system if something doesn't change, one of the nation's top...