Scientists sequence 64 human genomes to better reflect genetic diversity

The Human Genome Project shed light on our species in 2001, but it was a patchwork of different humans' genes that didn't really reflect humanity's genetic makeup….

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Fitbit’s latest tracking feature reminds you to log your blood glucose levels

According to the CDC’s latest national report, approximately 34.2 million Americans live with diabetes, while another 88 million adults have prediabetes. Now more than ever, there’s a…

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Origami-like patch could help robot surgeons repair internal injuries

Robot surgeons could one day have an easy way to mend internal injuries with minimal impact. MIT researchers have developed an “origami-inspired,” biodegradable medical patch that can…

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US invests $232 million in at-home, phone-based COVID-19 tests

The US government is investing $231.8 million to increase production of an at-home COVID-19 test. Australian manufacturer Ellume will deliver 8.5 million tests for federal use as…

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Hitting the Books: The continuing controversies surrounding e-cig safety

Though more than a billion people worldwide still smoke cigarettes, folks who are looking to kick the habit have an ever-widening wide array of modern assistive techniques…

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Apple warns against putting an iPhone 12 too close to your pacemaker

You probably don’t need someone to tell you that magnets and life-saving medical devices don’t mix, but Apple wants to make that patently clear. MacRumors has learned…

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Microsoft and Oracle are working on digital COVID-19 vaccine cards

Starting later this month, the US will require international air passengers to show evidence of a recent negative COVID-19 test or proof that they have recently recovered…

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Instacart tries to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations with a $25 stipend

Instacart has been covering some COVID-19 costs for shoppers, and that now includes vaccines — although its latest help might not thrill everyone. As of February 1st,…

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Some Florida counties are using Eventbrite to schedule COVID-19 vaccines

States are taking charge of COVID-19 vaccine distribution rather than the federal government, but some don’t have a statewide plan and are leaving it up to counties….

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Two weeks with Apple Fitness+

I’m at the stage of my pandemic fitness routine where if I finish a workout without having yelled in frustration, I have to wonder if the session…

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