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The technology of mRNA-based vaccines – first approved for immunising against Covid-19 – can yield a new era in medicine, opening the doors for novel treatments for stubborn and neglected diseases 
Twenty years ago, a group of scientists published the first draft of the Human Genome Project, revolutionising the study of human health and disease 
With millions of lives at stake, scientists have accelerated research and its dissemination to tackle Covid-19. When we emerge from the pandemic, science, and our relationship with it, may never be the same again 
As the USA's devastating opioid epidemic rages on, scientists work to track the use of potent synthetic drugs. Monitoring their circulation and supply is critical to solving the crisis
The remarkable speed with which Covid-19 vaccines were created shows how quickly medical breakthroughs can take place when funds and resources are pooled. But many diseases don’t receive such attention. Can Covid-19’s legacy help to eliminate neglected diseases or is…

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