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Your Dog Knows Exactly What You're Saying

National Geographic

The first step was not an easy one: Training dogs to remain absolutely still in a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner. It took several months for dog trainers to work their magic on 13 pet dogs that live in Hungary, including six border collies, four golden retrievers, one German shepherd, and one Chinese crested.


Could Covid vaccine be taken as a pill?

BBC News

"The game-changer is that you could distribute the [powder] vaccine extremely easily without the cold chain, and it can be administered without the need for healthcare providers," says ISR's founder, Ola Winquist, a professor of immunology at the Karolinska Institute, one of Sweden's leading medical universities.


Covid vaccines: Why a giant plastic bag shortage is slowing the rollout

BBC News

But, Mr Downham says, work also needs to be done to ensure vaccine makers are using their full capacity at all times. For example, if a manufacturer's "fill and finish" services - when vaccines are bottled and packed - are not available, there need to be ways of using other available facilities to ensure manufacturing doesn't slow down or come to a halt.


Mixing Covid vaccines gives good protection, study suggests

BBC News

Lead investigator Prof Matthew Snape, from the University of Oxford, said the findings did not undermine the UK policy of giving people the same jab twice: "We already know that both standard schedules are very effective against severe disease and hospitalisations, including against the Delta variant when given at eight to 12 weeks apart."


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Set your alarms Today at 17:00, Prof. Josef Penninger will be giving his exclusive lecture on ACE2 and its potential as a rational frontline therapy for #COVID-19. The lecture will be streamed live and free of charge on ESR Connect.