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Dual vaccine against anthrax and plague

Added: 17.10.2018 14:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

A team of researchers has now engineered a virus nanoparticle vaccine against Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis, tier 1 agents that pose serious threats to national security of the United States. B. anthracis and Y. pestis are the pathogens that cause anthrax and plague, respectively. Using bacteriophage T4, the scientists developed the vaccine by incorporating key antigens of both B. anthracis and Y. pestis into one formulation. Two doses of this vaccine provided complete protection against both inhalational anthrax and pneumonic plague in animal models.

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Suspects in disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi linked to Saudi security services

Added: 17.10.2018 13:48 | 10 views | 0 comments

Three days before Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in the United States earlier this year for a nationwide tour, another Saudi traveler who identifies online as a member of the Saudi Royal Guard also arrived in Washington, D.C., passport records show. His stay overlapped with that...


Real Madrid protest against Girona-Barca game being played in US

Added: 17.10.2018 13:17 | 12 views | 0 comments

Real Madrid write to the Spanish FA stating their opposition to La Liga staging a game between Barcelona and Girona in the United States.


Iran calls U.S. efforts to cut its oil exports to zero 'political bluff'

Added: 17.10.2018 13:05 | 15 views | 0 comments

Statements by the United States that it would reduce Iran's oil exports to zero are a "political bluff", the head of state-run National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said, according to a report published by Tasnim news agency on Wednesday.


Vietnam frees popular blogger after two years in prison on condition she leave for U.S.

Added: 17.10.2018 12:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States.
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as "Mother Mushroom," was arrested in October 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of defaming the Communist government. The conviction...


Vietnamese dissident Mother Mushroom on way to U.S. after release: sources

Added: 17.10.2018 11:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

Vietnamese dissident Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as "Mother Mushroom", was released from prison on Wednesday and left Vietnam on a flight to the United States, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.


Turkey tells Pompeo it can easily clear Syria's Manbij of Kurdish YPG: minister

Added: 17.10.2018 11:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Turkey could easily clear northern Syria's Manbij of the Kurdish YPG militia if the United States failed to do so, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday.


New Nanoparticle-Based Vaccine Protects against Anthrax and Plague

Added: 17.10.2018 10:02 | 16 views | 0 comments

A research team in the United States has developed a nanoparticle-based dual vaccine against Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis - pathogens that cause anthrax and plague, respectively. Vaccines are one of the most successful medical interventions of the past millennium. Millions of lives have been saved by mass administration of vaccines against deadly pathogens such [...]


Search engine Baidu becomes first China firm to join U.S. AI ethics group

Added: 17.10.2018 6:47 | 27 views | 0 comments

Chinese search engine Baidu Inc has become the first Chinese company to join an artificial intelligence (AI) ethics group led by top U.S. tech firms, amid wider political clashes over AI competition between China and the United States.


United States 1 Peru 1: Flores salvages late draw for visitors

Added: 17.10.2018 4:14 | 7 views | 0 comments

Edison Flores equalised in the 86th minute to rescue a 1-1 draw for Peru against the United States on Tuesday. USA were on track to stun World Cup participants Peru in Connecticut, where Werder Bremen teenager Josh Sargent's 49th-minute goal left the visitors trailing. But Peru – who were the superior side for most of ...]

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