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ABIVAX to Present Report Called 'HIV Persistence During Therapy'

ABIVAX to Present Report Called 'HIV Persistence During Therapy'

Dec 14
ABIVAX will be presenting at the 8th International Conference on "HIV Persistence During Therapy". The conference will take place December 12-15 at the Marriott Biscayne Bay Resort in Miami, FL.

New Zealand Space Launch Scrubbed from Remote Launch Site

New Zealand Space Launch Scrubbed from Remote Launch Site

By Ray Lilley | Dec 14
A space launch was scrubbed Tuesday from a remote launch site in New Zealand after an engine glitch caused engineers to abort the flight.

Subway Scientist Seeks Fossils Under Los Angeles

Subway Scientist Seeks Fossils Under Los Angeles

Dec 13
The Los Angeles subway system is expanding and so too are the number of prehistoric fossils being recovered as crews dig beneath the city. Paleontologist Ashley Leger is on hand during the process to preserve fossils.

Worm Poop Means Fertilizer and Cash for Student Entrepreneur

Worm Poop Means Fertilizer and Cash for Student Entrepreneur

Dec 13
An entrepreneurial student who turns worm poop into organic fertilizer targeted for marijuana growers is generating buzz and earning accolades.

Blood Test May Help Predict which Breast Cancers Will Recur

Blood Test May Help Predict which Breast Cancers Will Recur

By Marilynn Marchione | Dec 10
A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found.

Veterinarians Seek Permission to Research Pot Meds for Pets

Veterinarians Seek Permission to Research Pot Meds for Pets

By Andrew Selsky | Dec 9
People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana. But there's little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects.

'Super Beans' Raise Hopes in Hunger-Prone Parts of Africa

'Super Beans' Raise Hopes in Hunger-Prone Parts of Africa

By Rodney Muhumuza | Dec 7
The so-called "super bean," a fast-maturing, high-yield variety, is being promoted by Uganda's government and agriculture experts amid efforts to feed hunger-prone parts of Africa.

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

By Seth Borenstein | Dec 6
When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And it's moving slower as well.

DNA Sketch Leads to Suspect Confession in Texas Slaying

DNA Sketch Leads to Suspect Confession in Texas Slaying

By Claudia Lauer | Dec 6
For some ethicists and lawyers, DNA sketch technology is an untested advancement that, if used incorrectly, could lead to racial profiling or ensnaring innocent people as suspects.

Gilead Commits $100M to Study HIV in the South

Gilead Commits $100M to Study HIV in the South

Dec 5
Gilead launched the COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative, a 10-year, $100M commitment address HIV in the South.

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

By Seth Borenstein | Dec 5
When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors.

FDA Approves First-of-a-Kind Test for Cancer Gene Profiling

FDA Approves First-of-a-Kind Test for Cancer Gene Profiling

By Marilynn Marchione | Dec 4
U.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once, giving a more complete picture of what's driving a patient's tumor and aiding efforts to match treatments to those flaws.

Researchers Use Advanced Technology to Study Child Mummy

Researchers Use Advanced Technology to Study Child Mummy

Dec 1
Researchers from Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago are using advanced technology to unwrap the mysteries of an 1,800-year-old mummy.

Russian Weather Satellite Fails to Enter Orbit After Launch

Russian Weather Satellite Fails to Enter Orbit After Launch

By Dmitri Lovetsky | Nov 29
A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from various nations failed to enter their designated orbits Tuesday following the launch from Russia's new cosmodrome, another blow to the nation's space program.

Replacing Lymph Nodes to Ease Painful Swelling

Replacing Lymph Nodes to Ease Painful Swelling

Nov 28
Some doctors are using lymph node replacement to ease lymphedema, a debilitating condition that gets little attention and has no cure. The severe swelling can be a lasting side effect of breast cancer treatment.

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