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Genetic privacy: We must learn from the story of Henrietta Lacks

A street mural memorial to Henrietta Lacks in Oak Park, Illinois MedSci / AlamyToday is the 100 th anniversary of the birth of...

The Mammalian Brain Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn’t Get Enough...

The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to...

No, All This COVID-19 Hand Washing Isn’t Going to ‘Weaken’ Your...

During the COVID-19 pandemic we're constantly being reminded to practise good hygiene by frequently washing our hands and regularly cleaning the spaces where we...

Common Colds May Have ‘Primed’ Some People’s Immune Systems For COVID-19

A cold you got years ago may prove helpful if your body has to fight the new coronavirus.According to a study published Tuesday, some...

Here’s Why Hydroxychloroquine Doesn’t Block The Coronavirus in Human Lung Cells

A paper came out in Nature on July 22 that further underscores earlier studies that show that neither the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine nor chloroquine...

Science May Have Finally Explained The Reason Why We Still Get...

We all know what goosebumps are, but why have we evolved to hang on to this seemingly pointless physical reaction to the cold? New...

Here’s How Scientists Know Coronavirus Wasn’t Made in a Lab

One of the conspiracy theories that has plagued attempts to keep people informed during the pandemic is the idea that the coronavirus was created...

Is Swine Flu Really Going to Be The Next Pandemic?

The world has been worried about pandemic diseases for many years. Before COVID-19, attention was focused on influenza viruses as the most likely cause.A...

Dominant Coronavirus Strain Appears to Be a Mutated, More Virulent Version,...

The genetic variation of the novel coronavirus that dominates the world today infects human cells more readily than the original that emerged in China,...

Autoimmune Experiments Switch Immune Cells From Attacking The Body to Protecting...

For most of us, the immune system works to protect us from bacteria, viruses, and other harmful pathogens. But for people with autoimmune conditions,...