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Happy Birthday Charles
February 12th, 1809, Shrewsbury, England (UK). Charles Darwin is born. An English naturalist very well known for his fundamental contributions to the evolutionary theory. During the famous voyage with The Beagle, Darwin recorded his observations in field notebooks, simply lettering their covers A, B, C, D etc. In Notebook B, a branching system of descent with modification is depicted, providing explanation of the relationship between different species in the same class or family.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-02-12 19:32:30

About 84% of antibodies in plasma target non-RBD epitopes on SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, finds study
In a new study recently published in the journal Science, a team of researchers in the U.S. found that most of the antibodies circulating in the blood target areas of the viral spike protein outside the receptor-binding domain (RBD), the part of the spike that binds directly to human cell receptors.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-06 14:11:26

Happy Birthday Charles
February 12th, 1809, Shrewsbury, England (UK). Charles Darwin is born. An English naturalist very well known for his fundamental contributions to the evolutionary theory. During the famous voyage with The Beagle, Darwin recorded his observations in field notebooks, simply lettering their covers A, B, C, D etc. In Notebook B, a branching system of descent with modification is depicted, providing explanation of the relationship between different species in the same class or family.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-02-12 19:32:30

Lilly inks smart insulin pen deals with Roche, Dexcom and more
Lilly inks smart insulin pen deals with Roche, Dexcom and more chale Thu, 05/06/2021 - 10:02
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-06 14:02:42

Moderate alcohol intake may be heart protective by reducing stress-related brain signals
Moderate alcohol intake--defined as no more than one alcoholic drink for women and two for men per day--has been associated with a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease when compared with individuals who abstain from drinking or partake in excessive drinking, according to a new study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 70th Annual Scientific Session.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-06 14:02:13

BD to spin off $1B diabetes care business into standalone public company
BD to spin off $1B diabetes care business into standalone public company apark Thu, 05/06/2021 - 09:52
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-06 13:52:31

Many adults with hypertension may be taking other medications that could raise blood pressure
Nearly 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke, also take a medicine that could be elevating their blood pressure, according to new research presented at the American College of Cardiology's 70th Annual Scientific Session.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-06 13:49:35

Lonza plots $935M in capacity upgrades in Europe and U.S., plans to add 550 jobs over next 3 years
Lonza plots $935M in capacity upgrades in Europe and U.S., plans to add 550 jobs over next 3 years fkansteiner Thu, 05/06/2021 - 09:31
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-06 13:31:23

Study reveals sex differences in evaluation and treatment of young adults with chest pain
Among younger adults visiting the emergency department for chest pain, women may be getting the short end of the stick.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-06 13:25:30

Mental health may influence a person's recovery after heart attack
Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress--such as depression or anxiety--after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared with those experiencing only mild distress, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's 70th Annual Scientific Session.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-06 13:20:07

Picozoans Are Algae After All: Study
Phylogenomics data place the enigmatic plankton in the middle of the algal family tree, despite their apparent lack of plastids—an organelle characteristic of all other algae.
The Scientist, 2021-05-06 13:07:05