Anne Geddes Wants Your Baby Pictures

The photographer Anne Geddes has had a long and prolific career, but she is perhaps best known for “Down in the Garden,” a 1996 coffee-table book featuring tiny babies adorably (or tweely, depending on your perspective) tucked into unlikely horticultural scenarios, as if they’re hiding by chance in someone’s flower bed. Perhaps you’ve seen these…

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Investigational AstraZeneca vaccine prevents COVID-19

Results from a large clinical trial in the United States and South America indicate that AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, AZD1222, is well-tolerated and protects against symptomatic COVID-19 disease, including severe disease or hospitalization. The independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) overseeing the trial identified no safety concerns related to the vaccine. The United Kingdom-based global…

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COVID-19: Scientists, doctors launch virtual town halls to address vaccine concerns

More than 50 scientific experts from across the United States, including virologists, infectious disease specialists and medical doctors, are launching a series of virtual town halls to answer the public’s questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. The effort aims to bring factual, scientific information to people across the country, particularly communities of color that have been…

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A project by Russian scientists will help create capsules for targeted drug delivery

Scientists from MIPT and ITMO University and their colleagues have studied the formation and growth of crystals from simple organic molecules into large associations. These experiments will help create capsules for targeted drug delivery to specific tissues in the human body. The scientific paper was published in the journal Crystal Growth & Design. Melamine cyanurate…

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