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Neandertal DNA May Be COVID Risk

A stretch of Neandertal DNA has been associated with some cases of severe COVID-19, but it’s unclear how much of a risk it poses. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

October 10, 2020 — Christopher Intagliata

Nobelist Talks CRISPR Uses

New Nobel laureate in chemistry Jennifer Doudna talks about various applications of the gene-editing tool CRISPR.

October 8, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

New Nobel Laureate Talks Today’s Virology

Charles Rice, who today shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, talked about how rapidly research now occurs, compared with his early work...

October 5, 2020 — Steve Mirsky
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