Month: September 2021

FDA? FDA? We don’t need no stinking FDA! In Tecate, a 45-minute drive or 15-minute helicopter ride from San Diego, California, Mexico’s most legendary wellness retreat Rancho La Puerto in Tecate, Baja California, will soon offer the beautiful people cutting-edge treatments previously unavailable outside the European Union. Founded in 1940, the sprawling 4,000-acre resort —
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The most expensive townhouse in Hoboken history has hit the market for $7 million, The Post has learned.  Made up of six bedrooms and seven baths, the New Jersey home boasts four floors, with an additional cellar and rooftop.  Located on Hoboken’s coveted Hudson Street, the historically protected red-brick home has been completely restored with modern finishes,
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Ye said yes — but social media is saying no. Billionaire rapper Kanye West appears to have dropped $57.25 million on a box-like Malibu house as he navigates his divorce from Kim Kardashian. And although the 3,665-square-foot, concrete-heavy house is designed by award-winning starchitect Tadao Ando, it wasn’t impressing the social media masses when Dirt.com
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Researchers from the Université de Montpellier, France, and the University of Pittsburgh, have published a study (“Mycobacteriophage-antibiotic therapy promotes enhanced clearance of drug-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus”) in Disease Models & Mechanisms that describes the antibacterial effects of treating infections caused by the antibiotic-resistant bacteria M. abscessus with a bacteriophage and an antibiotic. “Infection by multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus is increasingly
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Phytoplasma effector SAP05 induces witches’ broom in Arabidopsis [John Innes Centre] The results of studies in a plant model organism suggest that a newly discovered mechanism used by parasitic bacteria to slow down plant aging may point to a novel approach to protecting disease-threatened food crops. The research, headed by scientists at the John Innes
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New research suggests that the presence of certain bacteria in a gut biome may be an indicator of colon polyps that will become cancerous. Researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine analyzed 40 patients who had undergone colonoscopies and had biopsies taken near polyps to identify bacteria and compare with those who were
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An innate sensing and signaling mechanism triggered in people by a broad array of environmental allergens including fungi, insects, and mites, has been discovered in new research led by scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The built-in rapid reaction system may hold the key to understanding and treating human allergies. Studies in immunology over
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[embedded content] It was not a good week for gold. Prices hit four-week lows, and markets are now anticipating a far less dovish Federal Reserve at next week’s monetary policy meeting. Here’s a look at Kitco’s top three stories of the week: 3. Gold price is in ‘no man’s land’ after $40 drop as outlook
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The British couple who raffled off two Italian dream homes in the past year – a $517,000 vacation home in Tuscany, and a $250,000 fully furnished townhouse in Piazza Calabro – have another to give away, all in the name of charity. Their latest, a four-bedroom, four-bath home in Garfagnana, Tuscany, is surrounded by a huge garden
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You can never terrace apart — that’s unless you list your home on Sylvan Terrace in uptown Manhattan. A two-bedroom, 2,100-square-foot home located on this former carriage lane has hit the market for $1.79 million, according to a StreetEasy listing update, giving prospective buyers on the house hunt a rare chance to live on a
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With the children of the company’s co-founders right up front, the Ginkgo Bioworks team rang the bell of the New York Stock Exchange this morning, taking the synthetic biology company public. The synthetic biology powerhouse became a public company through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that values the company at $15
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Chloroplasts (magenta) in leaves expressing a green fluorescent protein. The DNA encoding for the protein was delivered by targeted nanomaterials without mechanical aid by applying a droplet of the nano-formulation to the leaf surface. [Israel Santana/UCR] University of California-Riverside (UCR) researchers say they are studying whether they can turn edible plants like lettuce into mRNA
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A new study may help researchers decide what proteins to include in vaccines against cancer. Cancer cells display unique mutated proteins called neoantigens on their surfaces. Fragments of certain neoantigens when injected into the body can stimulate the body’s immune system to annihilate the tumor, acting like a vaccine. Such cancer vaccines have not yet
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The relationship between pancreatic cancer and inflammation has long been recognized. There have been many studies carried out to reveal the underlying mechanisms that contribute to tumorigenesis induced by inflammation, but the reasons behind this connection have remained unclear. Now, a new mouse study by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
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