T-cell vaccines involve a different kind of immune response

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Photo: Anna Efetova/Getty


An early analysis shows that it helps prevent asymptomatic cases

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Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus


Everyday chemicals are threatening the future of human fertility

Baby figures in petri dish to symbolize IVF.
Baby figures in petri dish to symbolize IVF.
Photo: Peter Dazeley/Getty Images


Unlike vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer, this vaccine uses a viral vector

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Photo: Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images


Reengineering Life

She’s the first endangered North American species to be cloned

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Photo illustration; Image source: USFWS National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center


Scientists are working on a ‘universal’ coronavirus vaccine

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Anya Harris prepares a Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine at Red Hook Neighborhood Senior Center in the Red Hood neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough on February 22, 2021 in New York City. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images


Scientists are working on a ‘universal’ vaccine that could protect against a broad range of coronaviruses

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Photo Illustration: Getty Images (2); Lord of the Rings/New Line Cinema


Reengineering Life

The lab-grown organoids are helping us understand the modern brain

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Brain organoids created by Alysson Muotri’s lab. Photo illustration; Image source: UC San Diego Health Sciences


Reengineering Life

An ‘Apollo Program’ could protect the population from man-made and natural biological threats

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Photo illustration; Image source: David McNew/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

Experts Eric Lander and Alondra Nelson will carry out an agenda focused on social justice and equality

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Emily Mullin

Staff writer at Medium. I cover biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for Future Human and Elemental. Previously: MIT Technology Review.

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