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‘Mosquito-pocalypse’: North Carolina residents battle massive bugs after hurricane

‘Mosquito-pocalypse’: North Carolina residents battle massive bugs after hurricane

Cassie Vadovsky told USA Today that when she returned home after picking her daughter up from school on Tuesday night, she was greeted by a massive swarm of the mosquitoes outside of her home. "A bad science fiction movie", he was quoted telling the newspaper. They are also about 20 times the size of most common mosquitoes. "It was like a small blackbird". Consulte Mais Informação

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University of Missouri professor among 3 to receive Nobel Prize in chemistry

Their findings enabled large-scale production of specific antibodies, which have made new treatments possible for autoimmune diseases, cancer, and other conditions. He added that he has "no idea" what he'll do with the prize money. But we'll think hard how we'll do it. On Monday, James Allison, who spent three years as a postdoctoral fellow at Scripps Research in La Jolla, won the Nobel in physiology or medicine for his work in fighting cancer. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flu vaccine clinics to open October 15

Flu vaccine clinics to open October 15

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "It's a very wise decision to help prevent the spread of flu". CDC Spokeswoman Kristen Nordlund said, "across the board, a year ago was definitely bad". CDC officials called the 80,000 figure preliminary, and it may be slightly revised. Sherry Bell, the consumer education and outreach coordinator for University Health Services, said while it is understandable for students to feel like they need to stay on top of their schoolwork and course load, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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'Revolution based on evolution' honored with chemistry Nobel

The methods developed by the laureates have been put to work to create new enzymes and antibodies used in promoting a greener chemicals industry, mitigating disease and saving lives. It inject its genetic material into bacteria and seizes upon the metabolism of the bacteria to produce more of irtself. Smith developed a method using a virus that infects bacteria to produce new proteins. Consulte Mais Informação

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Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win 2018 Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine

Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win 2018 Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine

Medicine is the first of the Nobel Prizes awarded each year. The literature prize will not be handed out this year after the awarding body was hit by a sexual misconduct scandal . Allison studied a protein that acts as a brake on the immune system and the potential of releasing that brake. "Therapies based on his discovery proved to be strikingly effective in the fight against cancer", the assembly said in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man diagnosed with world's first human case of rat disease hepatitis E

Man diagnosed with world's first human case of rat disease hepatitis E

Dr Siddhart Sridhar said during a press conference: 'Previous laboratory experiments have found that rat hepatitis E virus can not be transmitted to monkeys, and human hepatitis A virus can not be transmitted to rats'. But it's a different story for pregnant women, for whom hepatitis E infection has a mortality rate between 10 and 30 per cent during the third trimester. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rishi Kapoor heads to US for treatment; asks fans not to speculate

Rishi Kapoor heads to US for treatment; asks fans not to speculate

I urge my well wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. His tweet read, "Hello all! It's been 45 years "plus" of wear and tear at the movies", Rishi wrote. After the fire that broke at the studio it was not viable to build the studio again. Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has given us countless hours of entertainment with different roles he has played on the big screen. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flu season is back; experts recommend getting vaccinations now

Flu season is back; experts recommend getting vaccinations now

Health officials on Thursday urged healthcare providers to increase the stagnant healthcare worker influenza vaccination rates in the wake of a heavy death toll in the last flu season, which resulted in an estimated 80,000 deaths. But experts say focusing only on that measure misses too many other benefits of the vaccine that are less well-known. "We encourage everyone to come to the mass clinic or the local health unit to get their flu shot". Consulte Mais Informação

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Widespread outage of Amazon's Alexa sparks debate of smart home viability

Widespread outage of Amazon's Alexa sparks debate of smart home viability

Thanks". The new Echo devices are now available for pre-order on Amazon .in and can be experienced first-hand, exclusively at the " Amazon Festive Home". Amazon Echo Input: This is a tiny Echo Dot like device which can basically convert your existing speakers into an Alexa powered smart speaker. Amazon has yet to comment, but it's advising users to restart their Echo device - to no avail. Consulte Mais Informação

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Earlier vaccination urged as flu season approaches

Earlier vaccination urged as flu season approaches

Speaking at the same conference, Dr. Laura E. Riley, professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine, said that less than half of all pregnant women - 49% - received a flu shot past year. These fluctuations make it hard to predict how bad the flu will be. The 1918 flu pandemic, which lasted almost two years, killed more than 500,000 Americans, historians estimate. Consulte Mais Informação

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