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A major scientific prize is awarded to new approaches to corneal diseases

Scientists honored for COVID-19 tracker and prenatal test

NEW YORK — A Johns Hopkins University scientist who created a website to track COVID-19 cases around the world is the recipient of this year’s Lasker Award for Public Service. The $250,000 prizes, announced Wednesday by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, recognize achievements in medical research. The public service award went to Lauren Gardner, …

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Scientists Weigh In On Whether A Few Short Gym Sessions Or One Long One Is Most Effective

Scientists debate whether a few short gym sessions or a long one are the most effective

If you set aside time in your day to exercise, chances are you want to get the best results in the shortest amount of time possible – because who has tomorrow time to spend at the gym? The good news is that science may have the answer for you as to whether shooting one long …

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'Exercise drug': Scientists develop pill that builds muscle without exercise

‘Exercise drug’: Scientists develop pill that builds muscle without exercise

—Unsplash New pill developed at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. Scientists say they have replicated a compound that produces calcium. People who cannot exercise can use the pill to overcome “locomotor frailty”. Experts in Japan claim to have developed a pill that can produce positive health effects from exercise in people without them having to …

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Some scientists hope ground mealworm will provide a healthier alternative to meat

Some scientists hope ground mealworm will provide a healthier alternative to meat

BOSTON — Some scientists are proposing mealworms as a healthier alternative to meat. There are many parts of the world where the nutritional benefits of insects are celebrated, but most people here in the United States cringe at the thought of eating insects. South Korean scientists decided to “prepare” a mealworm product, yellow beetle larvae, …

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