Massive study shows Pfizer vaccine is effective
A nation-wide study has once again found the vaccine works.
A study with over half a million subjects has found the Pfizer mRNA vaccine to be 92% effective at preventing infecti...
Why don’t whales get cancer?
Cetaceans may have more rapidly evolving genes.
Whales, dolphins and porpoises are the world’s largest and longest-living mammals – and they can resist cancer. W...
Towards a Strep A vaccine
Researchers use novel technique to produce a vaccine candidate for deadly Streptococcus A.
New research from Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, Queensland, has advanced the development of a vaccin...
How toxic is foam insulation?
Scientists call for rigorous analysis of under-tested chemicals used to make buildings “green”.
Since industrialisation, chemicals have been rolled out without sufficient testing, resulting in dire consequences fo...
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