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COVID-19 vaccines

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In many countries – at least in Europe and North America – a large proportion of the population has been vaccinated against COVID-19. In Denmark, the vaccines that have been used are the ones from BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca (the latter has however been discontinued). The two first ones use mRNA-based technology – the last […]

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Data-visualizations of the COVID-19 situation

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Moving Science now also offers data-visualizations of real-world data. Transforming for instance data parameters that change over time into 3D-object sizes results in powerful visual infographics. See for example this one showing the COVID-19 cases (both as absolute numbers and as normalized to inhabitants in the different municipalities) in Denmark. See more examples here  https://youtu.be/2VYjgJqplww

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CRISPR-Cas9 / Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

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At October 7th, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize in chemistry 2020 was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system for precise genome editing. Read the press release here. I have made a short, animated explainer about what CRISPR/Cas9 is, watch it here. […]

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Elephants and cyanobacteria

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This summer, the summer of 2020, scary pictures of hundreds of dead elephants in the Okavango-delta in Botswana could be seen. For a long time, it was a mystery what had caused their death. A disease? Or had someone poisoned them? Last week, the answer came. The elephants’ drinking water was contaminated with cyanotoxins produced […]

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Coronavirus therapeutic strategies

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The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 / nCov-2019) still holds the World in its grip and the pandemic is far from over. In addition to strategies that try to contain or to eliminate the disease, it is also important to develop treatment options for severely diseased people. The coronaviruses have an Achilles heel – it is the […]