CDC Says More Is Needed To Protect Infants From Hepatitis B

Progress has occurred in reducing maternal-to-child transmission of hepatitis B but is still lagging, particularly in Africa, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on maternal-to-child transmission (MTCT) of hepatitis B virus (HBV). By December 2020, 190 (98%) of 194 World Health Organization (WHO) member states had introduced … Read more

CO*LAB Gallery / RPK Architects

CO*LAB Gallery / RPK Architects © Adam Borman +25 Share Share facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest whatsapp Or © Adam Borman Text description provided by the architects. Located in a currently underserved neighborhood, CO*LAB (Community Arts Laboratory) adapts a modest existing building into a critical piece of infrastructure for the local arts community. Faced with … Read more

Extreme drought is gripping Europe, intensifying heat and fueling fire

Placeholder while article actions load Thousands of people have died in Europe this summer from historic heat waves that have fueled massive wildfires. The weather has been far from normal — and even a casual observer cannot help but notice that something is amiss. Yet, as temperatures spike and flames scorch parched landscape, there’s an … Read more

Genetic instability from a single S phase after whole-genome duplication

Cell culture Cells were maintained at 37 °C in a 5% CO2 atmosphere. hTERT RPE-1 cells (ATCC cat. no. CRL-4000, RRID:CVCL 4388) and HEK 293 cells (ATCC cat. no. CRL-1573, RRID:CVCL 0045) were grown in Dulbecco’s modified medium (DMEM) F12 (11320-033 from Gibco) containing 10% fetal bovine serum (GE Healthcare), 100 U ml−1 penicillin, 100 U ml−1 streptomycin (15140-122 from Gibco). … Read more

Kyrie Wanted Nets to Guarantee He Wouldn’t Play Over 60 Games A Year

Getty Image Kyrie Irving will likely play one more season in Brooklyn. Beyond that, who knows. The superstar guard signed on to his player option this past offseason, meaning he’ll make $37 million in the upcoming campaign. The Nets refused to give Kyrie a max deal, though, following a drama filled 2021. Irving was held … Read more

As COVID-19 misinformation spreads, threats at home and burnout at work take toll on health care workers

Thomas Piggott, the top medical officer in Peterborough, Ont., says he’s had visits at home from COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, two of whom are believed to be the first charged under a federal law protecting health professionals from harassment.Ash Nayler/The Globe and Mail Since taking over as Peterborough’s medical officer of health last December, Thomas Piggott … Read more

Where the PS4 Lands on the Best Selling Video Game Consoles of All Time List

Sony confirms the final number of shipped PlayStation 4 console units, so here’s where it stacks up compared to other top-selling systems. Sony has stopped reporting the number of Playstation 4 consoles it’s shipped, and so the console’s final sales number is a staggering 117 million units. This is incredibly impressive to say the least, … Read more