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People should wear better masks as COVID-19 variants are more contagious advise experts say
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People should wear better masks as COVID-19 variants are more contagious advise experts say

The best materials for blocking small particles include non-woven polypropylene, which is used to make N95s and many surgical-type masks, and the HEPA filters in planes.

Health experts think reinfections could occur with new COVID-19 variants making an appearance
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Health experts think reinfections could occur with new COVID-19 variants making an appearance

The Brazilian variant caused a spike in hospitalizations in January and revealed a variant that’s more contagious and less vulnerable to some treatments.

Coronavirus variants, viral mutation and vaccines: The science you need to understand
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Coronavirus variants, viral mutation and vaccines: The science you need to understand

It is important to monitor new variants because people who’ve been infected might be infected again if the virus has mutated and their immune system can’t recognize it.

GSK, CureVac band together to develop vaccine that will target new COVID-19 mutations
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GSK, CureVac band together to develop vaccine that will target new COVID-19 mutations

Health officials around the world are raising concerns about new virus variants that are more contagious or resistant to existing vaccines.

New CRISPR tech can revolutionise gene therapy, renew hope for treating genetic diseases
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New CRISPR tech can revolutionise gene therapy, renew hope for treating genetic diseases

Researchers can use this technology may eventually be able to correct lifelong genetic diseases, including progeria, in humans.

Not so identical: Genetic difference in twins can begin very early on in the embryo
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Not so identical: Genetic difference in twins can begin very early on in the embryo

When a mutation happens in the first few weeks of embryonic development, it would be expected to be widespread both in an individual's cells and in those of their offspring.

Using gene editing to create virus-resistant plants could backfire say researchers
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Using gene editing to create virus-resistant plants could backfire say researchers

In a weird turn of events, researchers created mutated viruses in plants instead of a virus resistant plant

Genetics Summit waits for Chinese baby-editing researcher to take the stage
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Genetics Summit waits for Chinese baby-editing researcher to take the stage

This is a great blow to China's reputation & development of biomedical research: Chinese scientists.

CRISPR gene editing technology patents from MIT and Harvard upheld by US Court
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CRISPR gene editing technology patents from MIT and Harvard upheld by US Court

Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna & Vienna’s Emmanuelle Charpentier were first to file a patent in 2012.

Women in Science: At IISER Mohali, Mahak Sharma studies trafficking pathways of cells
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Women in Science: At IISER Mohali, Mahak Sharma studies trafficking pathways of cells

Mahak Sharma, a cell biologist and assistant professor at IISER Mohali, studies membrane trafficking pathways in the cell.