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According to scientists, extinct pathogens caused the collapse of ancient civilizations

Thousands of years ago, across the Eastern Mediterranean, several Bronze Age civilizations made a remarkable breakthrough at about the same time. The Old Kingdom of Egypt and the Akkadian Empire also collapsed, and there was widespread social crisis in the Near East and the Aegean, with population decline, destruction, reduced trade, and significant cultural change. …

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According to scientists, extinct pathogens caused the collapse of ancient civilizations

Thousands of years ago, across the Eastern Mediterranean, several Bronze Age civilizations made a remarkable breakthrough at about the same time. The Old Kingdom of Egypt and the Akkadian Empire also collapsed, and there was widespread social crisis in the Near East and the Aegean, with population decline, destruction, reduced trade, and significant cultural change. …

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The TB vaccine mysteriously protects against many things. Now we know why

An amazing story happened when babies in the African countries of Guinea-Bissau and Uganda were given the TB vaccine. Instead of a vaccine against targeted bacteria – Mycobacterium tuberculosis – the tuberculosis vaccine offered broad protection against a range of unrelated infections, including respiratory infections and serious complications such as sepsis. Australian researchers have now …

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The TB vaccine mysteriously protects against many things. Now we know why

An amazing story happened when babies in the African countries of Guinea-Bissau and Uganda were given the TB vaccine. Instead of a vaccine against targeted bacteria – Mycobacterium tuberculosis – the tuberculosis vaccine offered broad protection against a range of unrelated infections, including respiratory infections and serious complications such as sepsis. Australian researchers have now …

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Scientists warn that vast amounts of data from cancer trials remain confidential

According to an alarming new study that examined more than 300 clinical trials supporting cancer drugs approved by the U.S. drug regulator over the past 10 years, data from more than half of the cancer trials that underpinned the drug’s approval remain unavailable. Of the 304 industry-sponsored clinical trials that included data on 115 cancer …

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Scientists warn that vast amounts of data from cancer trials remain confidential

According to an alarming new study that examined more than 300 clinical trials supporting cancer drugs approved by the U.S. drug regulator over the past 10 years, data from more than half of the cancer trials that underpinned the drug’s approval remain unavailable. Of the 304 industry-sponsored clinical trials that included data on 115 cancer …

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Zebrafish can repair a damaged heart, and a new study shows how

Zebrafish are amazing creatures. They are not only completely open, but also can grow new organs. We already knew that these transparent little fish can regenerate the retina – Now new research shows how zebrafish can regenerate heart tissue after injury. “We wanted to know how this little fish did it and if we could …

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