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Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of genetic conditions that affect the function of hemoglobin. Health experts are exploring gene therapy as a potentially new treatment to manipulate gene expression. With this technique, it may be possible to restore the shape of red blood cells (RBCs) and eliminate SCD complications. SCD is a group […]

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Long before Willie O’Ree made history as the first Black hockey player in the NHL, he was a bored altar boy carving his name into the pew at his local chapel in downtown Fredericton. O’Ree grew up in Fredericton, and his family attended Saint Anne’s Chapel of Ease, a sandstone Gothic Revival church built in […]

Comment on this story Comment No sooner had one fire in Yosemite been contained than a new one erupted in a different part of the park. This summer’s Western wildfires have brought attention to the risks that climate change brings to America’s national parks and the treasures they contain — like the giant sequoia trees, the […]

Collaboration seeks to bridge the tech talent gap by developing diverse talent and breaking down barriers Many in the Black community don’t realize that they currently possess the skills necessary to excel in the tech industry.” — Dennis Schultz, Executive Director, Blacks In Technology Foundation IRVINE, CA, USA, July 29, 2022 / — The Blacks […]

Neil Gaiman is relieved to be home. Dressed all in black, unruly black hair shot through with silver, he sits comfortably on a couch at his house in Woodstock, New York. “I left here in August 2019, figuring I’d be back by the end of March,” he says. “I didn’t actually get back till April […]

Press Release | July 29, 2022 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — On behalf of the Environmental Justice Community Action Network and Cape Fear River Watch, the Southern Environmental Law Center challenged a one-size-fits all permit issued by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality that would allow hog operations to use giant pits of untreated hog feces […]

Walking for exercise at a pace that induced pain or discomfort improved walking ability among people with peripheral artery disease, or PAD, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association. About 150,000 nontraumatic amputations occur annually, according to the […]

Air Force Putting Software First for Next-Gen Air Dominance (Updated) NGAD concept artwork The Air Force already determined that the replacement for the F-22 Raptor will not be a single plane, but a portfolio of next-generation capabilities to face warfare in a contested environment. Now, Pentagon leaders say to reach air dominance by the end […]

The first and only time I went to a dietitian, they gave me a pamphlet with healthy recipes, as you might expect. Still, I wasn’t prepared for what I saw. Dull-colored cantaloupe stuffed with cottage cheese, soggy iceberg lettuce salads, and bland rice substitutes greeted me as I peeled back the bundle of paper. “Is […]

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