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WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

The World Health Organization on Thursday said it’s hoping to produce a few hundred million coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of the year and up to 2 billion by the end of next year as pharmaceutical firms continue to search a vaccine, according to media reports. The United Nations health body is making plans to decide… Read More »

Crops sprayed with ‘barcoded’ spores could help trace food poisoning

By Michael Le Page Adding barcoded spores to the sprays we already put on crops could help track down the source of food poisoningPeter Cade/Getty Images Spraying crops with bacterial or yeast spores that have unique DNA “barcodes” would make food safer by allowing the source of food poisoning to be rapidly identified, says a… Read More »

Roche says new diagnostic solution could help COVID-19 patients

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Friday it will start selling a new digital diagnostics product that may simplify and accelerate screening of patients with breathing problems during the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read More »

First super-resolution image of tiny brain receptor could give scientists a better understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Direct images of a vital brain receptor, 20,000 times smaller than a human hair, have been captured for the first time as part of a world-first study that could allow scientists to unlock more information about neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The international study, led by scientists at the University of Birmingham in collaboration… Read More »