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The COVID-19 Pandemic – Multimedia

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How Can Mindfulness Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

In this interview, Johns Hopkins Assistant Professor Dr Neda Gould explains how mindfulness can benefit the brain, especially during the stressful period of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Teach Me in 10 – The Vagus Nerve and COVID-19 With Dr Paul-Peter Tak

Nicknamed "the wanderer", the vagus nerve plays a variety of interesting roles in our body. Now, researchers are exploring whether vagus nerve stimulation is a viable treatment option for COVID-19. Immunologist Dr Paul-Peter Tak teaches us more in this installment of Teach Me in 10.
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Opinionated Science Episode 10: COVID-19 Vaccines: Three Leading Candidates, Assessed

In this episode, the TN team discusses three promising vaccine candidates being developed for COVID-19. We take a deep dive into the data from these vaccine trials to try and work out what successes can be celebrated and what unanswered questions still remain.
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Plastic: The New Fantastic?

Hear how researchers are working towards eliminating plastic waste and making best use of one of the most successful materials ever invented.
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Finding a Drug for COVID-19: We Don't Have Time To Start From Scratch

The Chanda Lab at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute worked very quickly to screen nearly 12,000 compounds – already tested in humans – to find a drug that can slow or stop SARS-CoV-2. The approach is likely the fastest path to a treatment for COVID-19.
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Teach Me in 10 – Understanding COVID-19 Through "Omics" With Dr Clare Paterson

In a COVID-19 special of Teach Me in 10, we're joined by Dr Clare Paterson, senior clinical R&D scientist at SomaLogic, who is currently working on using "omics" approaches to understand the biology of SARS-CoV-2.
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COVID-19 - The Big Questions 6 Months On

The global scientific machine has jumped into action to combat the coronavirus, but there are still many unanswered questions surrounding the nature of immunity, whether the virus is mutating and how effective a vaccine may be.
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LION Vaccine for COVID-19 Displays Protective Traits in Non-Human Primates

A replicating RNA vaccine, formulated with a lipid-based nanoparticle emulsion that goes by the acronym LION, produces antibodies against the COVID-19 coronavirus in mice and primates with a single immunization.
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Oxford’s Scientists Explain the Phase I/II Results for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Meet four of the scientists testing the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine, and find out what the first results say about safety and the immune response it creates in humans.
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Opinionated Science Episode 9: The Ethics of Genetics Testing: “Duty of Care”, Consent and Data Security

Advances in genetic testing have come with a lot of ethical baggage. In this podcast we discuss how clinical testing can throw up surprise results for doctor and patient, the test data that is helping fight COVID-19 and how one of our own editors responded to receiving her genetic risk scores.

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