Tag Archives: Scientists

Change may allow scientists to grow human embryos longer

An international group of scientists has released new guidelines that remove a decades-old barrier to stem cell research By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer May 26, 2021, 3:01 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — New guidelines released Wednesday remove a decades-old barrier to stem cell research, recommending… Read More »

Shrinking sea meadows store more carbon than forests, scientists track what’s left

SAYA DE MALHA BANK, Indian Ocean – Hundreds of miles from the nearest shore, ribbon-like fronds flutter in the ocean currents sweeping across an underwater mountain plateau the size of Switzerland. A remote-powered camera glides through the sunlit, turquoise waters of this corner of the western Indian Ocean, capturing rare footage of what scientists believe… Read More »

Vaccine Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists

The morning after the world learned that a closely watched clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine had been halted last week over safety concerns, the company’s chief executive disclosed that a person given the vaccine had experienced serious neurological symptoms. But the remarks weren’t public. Instead, the chief executive, Pascal Soriot of AstraZeneca, spoke at… Read More »

Two Huge Covid-19 Studies Are Retracted After Scientists Sound Alarms

The studies, published in renowned scientific journals, produced astounding results and altered the course of research into the coronavirus pandemic. One undercut President Trump’s claim that certain antimalarial drugs cure Covid-19, the illness caused by the virus, concluding that the medications in fact were dangerous to patients. The other found that some blood pressure drugs… Read More »