Tag: zika

  • Cyborg doctors in a pill, jet stream stuck in traffic, new Zika test: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Cyborg pill used to monitor health Scientists have created a hybrid biological-electronic system to detect biomarkers in the body, a breakthrough that could make medical diagnosis easier, faster, and more precise. They call the technology the Ingestible Micro-Bio-Electronic Device,…

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  • Zuckerberg testimony, weak ocean currents, unlocking fungal medicine: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Zuckerberg testifies in Congress I’m often reminded that the development of technology moves a lot faster than the political and regulatory process. By and large, that’s a good thing. If the Wright brothers had been forced to seek permits…

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  • Potential Zika vaccine fast-tracked by FDA | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Potential Zika vaccine fast-tracked by FDA

    A Zika vaccine candidate developed by Japanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda has entered an accelerated FDA review process. Zika, a mostly mosquito-spread infection that can cause serious birth defects, is still an issue. Although it made waves mostly during its 2016 outbreak, concerns remain about a resurgence of Zika and the CDC still lists vast swatches…

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  • Can Mutant Mosquitoes Be Used To Fight Zika And Dengue Fever?

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  • In Brazil, A Race To Solve The Mysteries Of Zika Virus

    PBS NewsHour segment

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  • Pão de Açúcar - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | MilesObrien.com

    Brazil Grapples With Zika Health Emergency As Carnival Begins

    PBS NewsHour segment

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