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NIH Chief, Who Led Fight Against COVID, Alzheimer’s and Cancer, Retiring
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NIH Chief, Who Led Fight Against COVID, Alzheimer's and Cancer, Retiring
2021-10-05 18:02:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- Dr. Francis S. Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health for 12 years and a key leader in the nation’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, is retiring. Collins, who is 71, said he intends to step down... Read More

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Arsenic in Rice a Persistent Problem and Climate Change Could be Making it Worse
2021-08-18 21:23:16
by Alexa Hornbeck

A recent paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reviews decades of efforts by scientists to get arsenic out of rice.  Arsenic, in inorganic form, is a pollutant which can stem from industrial processes and pesticides,... Read More

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