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Iran's top nuclear scientist, assassinat

Iran's top nuclear scientist, assassinat

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, prominent Iranian nuclear scientist has been assassinated near the capital Tehran.

Fakhrizadeh, long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret atomic weapons programme, died of injuries in hospital after armed assassins fired on his car, Iranian media reported.

COVID-19 virus may hijack our cells’ cho

COVID-19 virus may hijack our cells’ cho

The researchers highlight the role of another receptor, called HDL scavenger receptor B type 1 (SR-B1), which is expressed in several tissues, including human lung cells. This receptor usually binds high-density lipoprotein (HDL). However, in this study, the viral spike protein bound cholesterol, and expression of SR-B1 and the presence of HDL together

Trump slams Biden

Trump slams Biden

In his Thanksgiving Day remarks, he, however, said it will be a mistake if the Electoral College were to elect Biden. "It's going to be a very hard thing to concede," Trump told reporters on Thursday when asked during a press call at the White House what he will do if the Electoral College elects Biden.

Sputnik V developers call on AstraZeneca

Sputnik V developers call on AstraZeneca

"If they go for a new clinical trial, we suggest trying a regimen of combining the AZ shot with the #SputnikV human adenoviral vector shot to boost efficacy," the developers of the Russian vaccine said on Twitter. Combining vaccines may prove important for revaccinations, they also said.