A Soft Spot for Yalies

Elizabeth M. Schneider always had a soft spot for Yalies — her father and son went there — and she could belt out Bulldog football team fight songs and the “Bright College Years” unofficial alma mater with the best of them. So, she decided to place a personal ad in the Yale Alumni Magazine, inspired…

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Nanoparticle drug-delivery system developed to treat brain disorders

Use of the delivery system in mouse models results in unprecedented siRNA penetration across the intact blood brain barrier Technology could offer potential for a variety of human neurological disorders In the past few decades, researchers have identified biological pathways leading to neurodegenerative diseases and developed promising molecular agents to target them. However, the translation…

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A holiday all about drinking and reveling with mobs of strangers — what could go wrong?

First there was Thanksgiving, when some families who gathered for turkey and stuffing also shared the coronavirus, causing cases to spike in some places and further taxing the nation’s already stretched hospitals. Then there was Christmas weekend, when Americans crowded airports in numbers not seen since the start of the pandemic. Anyone who caught the…

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42 People in West Virginia Mistakenly Given Virus Treatment Instead of Vaccine

Forty-two people in Boone County, in southwestern West Virginia, who were scheduled to receive the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday were mistakenly injected with an experimental monoclonal antibody treatment instead, the West Virginia National Guard said on Thursday. None of the 42 recipients has developed any adverse effects so far, the Guard said in a statement.…

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