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Molecular Farming Means the Next Vaccine Could Be Edible and Grown in a Plant
Molecular Farming Means the Next Vaccine Could Be Edible and Grown in a Plant
aweGene | 11 November
It’s the dog days of summer. You bite down on a plump, chilled orange. Citrus juice explodes in your mouth in a refreshing, tingling burst. Ahh.And
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Serotonin plays a role in remembering new people
Serotonin plays a role in remembering new people
aweGene | 22 October
As reported in Nature, the research team observed how the mouse brain forms a memory of a new acquaintance and demonstrated the ability to selectively
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COVID-19 Pandemic Led to Stark Rise in Depression and Anxiety Disorders Globally
COVID-19 Pandemic Led to Stark Rise in Depression and Anxiety Disorders Globally
aweGene | 13 October
Cases of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders increased by more than a quarter worldwide in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the
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Synthetic chemical in consumer products linked to early death, study finds
Synthetic chemical in consumer products linked to early death, study finds
aweGene | 12 October
Synthetic chemicals called phthalates, found in hundreds of consumer products such as food storage containers, shampoo, makeup, perfume and children's toys,
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Counting cells may shed light on how cancer spreads
Counting cells may shed light on how cancer spreads
aweGene | 05 October
MIT engineers devised a way to count elusive circulating tumor cells in mice, allowing them to study the dynamics of metastasis.As tumors grow within an organ
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Intense workouts can improve a person's fitness more, compared to milder forms of exercise like walking 10,000 steps a day
Intense workouts can improve a person's fitness more, compared to milder forms of exercise like walking 10,000 steps a day
aweGene | 05 October
Working out with more intensity than, say, walking 10,000 steps over the course of a day—drastically improves a person’s fitness, compared to milder forms of
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This is how your metabolism changes throughout your life
This is how your metabolism changes throughout your life
aweGene | 05 October
Your metabolism, the rate at which you burn calories, peaks much earlier in life, and starts its inevitable decline later than you might guess, a new study
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The CRISPR Family Tree Holds a Multitude of Untapped Gene Editing Tools
The CRISPR Family Tree Holds a Multitude of Untapped Gene Editing Tools
aweGene | 03 October
Thanks to CRISPR, gene therapy and “designer babies” are now a reality. The gene editing Swiss army knife is one of the most impactful biomedical
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We need to rethink ESG to ensure access to water and sanitation for all
We need to rethink ESG to ensure access to water and sanitation for all
aweGene | 29 August
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting dominates corporate sustainability strategies today. While increased investor interest in ESG issues is
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Long COVID: Everything we know so far
Long COVID: Everything we know so far
aweGene | 15 August
Earlier in the pandemic, it appeared that the majority of people infected with the coronavirus experienced mild-to-moderate symptoms and generally recovered
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Global Climate Crisis
Global Climate Crisis
aweGene | 10 August
Monday's report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) represents the most comprehensive and conclusive "state of the
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Junior members of the workforce, including Generation Z, are facing digital burnout
Junior members of the workforce, including Generation Z, are facing digital burnout
aweGene | 08 August
More than half of 18 to 25 year-olds in the workforce are considering quitting their job. And they’re not the only ones.In a report called The Next Great
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Mental health: these songs are proven to reduce stress
Mental health: these songs are proven to reduce stress
aweGene | 04 August
The power of music to reduce stress and improve mental health has been recognized for some time.Scientists say music distracts us from our worries, while
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Harvard Scientists Pinpoint ‘Ground Zero’ of Aging in Mouse Embryo Study
Harvard Scientists Pinpoint ‘Ground Zero’ of Aging in Mouse Embryo Study
aweGene | 18 July
How do old cells in adult humans give rise to the youthful cells found in infants? New research suggests they reset to their lowest biological age in early
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23andMe’s Huge Covid-19 Study Draws Links Between the Virus and Our Genetics
23andMe’s Huge Covid-19 Study Draws Links Between the Virus and Our Genetics
aweGene | 18 July
Last spring, in a race against Covid-19, 23andMe launched an ambitious study to answer a question on everyone’s minds: who’s likely to get sick, or
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Breakthrough CRISPR Gene Therapy Could Be a ‘One and Done’ Injection
Breakthrough CRISPR Gene Therapy Could Be a ‘One and Done’ Injection
aweGene | 17 July
CRISPR gene editing has had a big decade. The technology, which earned two of its discovers a Nobel Prize in 2020, can target and edit genes more easily than
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