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Convalescent plasma coronavirus treatment granted emergency use authorisation in US by FDA – ABC News

The US Food and Drug Administration says there’s still more research to be done on convalescent plasma treatments for coronavirus, but the President suggests it was held up for “political” reasons.

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US President Donald Trump has claimed credit for the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of the use of convalescent plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients in treating the disease.
It’s based on a well-known treatment and is being researched around the world, but it has become a political issue in the US.
Here’s why.
Approval reportedly delayed by Fauci
Researchers have been trialling blood plasma treatments for COVID-19 in the US, with similar research being carried out in A…

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The undulating facade of Australia’s Living Coral Biobank mimics the species it sets out to protect – The Architect’s Newspaper

The Great Barrier Reef Legacy has unveiled plans for its Living Coral Biobank, a biomimetic research hub inspired by the Doomsday Seed Vault.

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Nonprofit organization Great Barrier Reef Legacy has unveiled initial design plans for the Living Coral Biobank, a first-of-its-kind conservation hub described as a coral ark that will preserve and protect over 800 species of at-risk scleractinia, or hard corals, collected from around the world while also doubling as a landmark attraction for Port Douglas, a small coastal community in far northern Queensland, Australia. With a facade clad in radial concrete fins that evoke the distinctive form of…

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Apple One now available, bundling Apple’s services into a single subscription – The Verge

Apple One, a bundle that combines services like Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple Arcade into one monthly subscription, is now available. The bundle was first…

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Apple One, a bundle combining services like Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple Arcade into one monthly subscription, is now available. The bundle was first announced at an event last month, before Apple confirmed the release date yesterday. Currently, you can subscribe to the bundle via the App Store on iOS. Open the store, head into the account page by tapping the profile icon on the top right, tap subscriptions, and you should see the option to subscribe…

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The discovery of an Earth-sized planet that does not orbit a… – AlKhaleej Today

The discovery of an Earth-sized planet that does not orbit a…

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An international team of scientists has discovered a planet the size of Earth in the Milky Way galaxy, and it is not linked in terms of gravity to a specific star, according to a study published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
So far, more than 4 thousand planets have been discovered outside our solar system, the vast majority of them orbiting a specific star.
Although the theories of the emergence and development of planets predict the existence of freely moving bodies in space,…

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