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Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy Testing, F.D.A. Says

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Vaccine Rollout See Your Local Risk New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy Testing, F.D.A. Says The agency’s new guidance will speed the development of vaccines that protect against more… Read More »

New coronavirus variants ‘not magic,’ mitigation measures will work, expert says

While research into emerging coronavirus variants is ongoing, one expert cautioned that they are “not magic,” and the measures in place to mitigate current spread will still work against the new strains. Mutations also aren’t out of the norm for a virus, especially one with such high community spread, Dr. Gigi Gronvall, a senior scholar… Read More »

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death

Sickle cell anaemia makes red blood cells an elongated sickle shape rather than roundedEye of Science/Science Photo Library By Clare Wilson A cluster of unexplained deaths of US athletes while exercising could be down to several genes that affect the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen. The findings could be turned into a… Read More »

A Brief Introduction To Centrifuge And Few Of Its Variants

Centrifugation is a laboratory process in which centrifugal force is used for sedimentation of heterogeneous mixtures in laboratories. This process is basically used for separating two liquids that are immiscible in nature. The equipment which is used for accomplishing this laboratory process is known as centrifuge. This equipment comprises of a high speed motor and… Read More »