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Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $ 8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies. The deal, between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and a team of scientists at Britain’s Imperial… Read More »

Trying to conceive? This new at-home fertility test is as reliable as lab testing   

If you’re trying to conceive, the more data you can get the better right? A new first-of-its-kind at-home fertility test allows you to track your fertility moment by moment  Before having her first child Charlie, Sarah Shakib had been trying to get pregnant for nine months. ‘I got really stressed about it because I was… Read More »

Exclusive: A new test can predict IVF embryos’ risk of having a low IQ

How will screening for intelligence affect parents’ decisions?ERproductions Ltd/Getty By Clare Wilson THE prospect of creating intelligent designer babies has been the subject of ethical debate for decades, but we have lacked the ability to actually do it. That may now change, thanks to a new method of testing an embryo’s genes that could soon… Read More »