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A close relative of SARS-CoV-2 found in bats offers more evidence it evolved naturally

There is ongoing debate among policymakers and the general public about where SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, came from. While researchers consider bats the most likely natural hosts for SARS-CoV-2, the origins of the virus are still unclear. On May 10 in the journal Current Biology, researchers describe a recently identified bat coronavirus that… Read More »

A woman with half a brain offers more proof of the organ’s superpowers

From a teenager excelling with half a brain to the organ’s visual areas being co-opted in people who are blind, our brain’s ability to adapt continues to amaze Health | Leader 12 February 2020 Zephyr/Science Photo Library THERE is something special about the human brain. Yes, it contains 86 billion neurons and billions of other… Read More »

NIST offers providers tips for protecting complex cyber supply chains

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is offering strategies for healthcare organizations and other industries to better secure their cyber supply chains. NIST computer experts have developed a set of risk management techniques into a guidebook, available here. The guidebook gives ideas to address cybersecurity issues posed by modern information and communications technology products… Read More »

Lottery like no other offers a cutting-edge medicine — with lives on the line – STAT

The lottery that began this week was not about money, or about choosing a school, or about obtaining a visa. It was about a child’s life. In this case, the children selected would receive a drug that otherwise was not available. Jamie Clarkson, an electrician in Queensland, Australia, entered his 18-month-old daughter, Wynter. “We applied… Read More »