Category Archives: Learning

The Season 1 Ending of Lovecraft Country, Explained

Spoiler warning: the following story contains spoilers for the entire first season, and particularly the finale, of Lovecraft Country. Throughout its first season, Lovecraft Country has done a nice job of balancing showrunner Misha Green’s expansive and ambitious vision with the tentpole moments and story from Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name. The merging… Read More »

FDA Approves Inmazeb (atoltivimab, maftivimab and odesivimab-ebgn) Antibody Cocktail for Ebola (Zaire Ebolavirus)

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Inmazeb (atoltivimab, maftivimab and odesivimab-ebgn) for the treatment of infection caused by Zaire ebolavirus in adult and pediatric patients, including newborns of mothers who have tested positive for the infection. “We are… Read More »

Octopus-inspired sucker transfers thin, delicate tissue grafts and biosensors

Thin tissue grafts and flexible electronics have a host of applications for wound healing, regenerative medicine and biosensing. A new device inspired by an octopus’s sucker rapidly transfers delicate tissue or electronic sheets to the patient, overcoming a key barrier to clinical application, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and collaborators.… Read More »

Coronavirus Vaccine: Pfizer Says It Won’t Seek Authorization Before Mid-November

The chief executive of Pfizer said on Friday that the company would not apply for emergency authorization of its coronavirus vaccine before the third week of November, ruling out President Trump’s assertion that a vaccine would be ready before Election Day on Nov. 3. In a statement posted to the company website, the chief executive,… Read More »