If You See a Pop-up on GNN That Says There’s A Virus On Your Computer, Close And Refresh – It’s Just a Bad AD, But We’re Working to Eliminate

For about a month, I have been getting messages from a small minority of our dear readers who are reporting these alarming messages coming up on their computers or devices. This is the worst part about owning a website, and trying to earn a modest income so we can keep GNN up and running. Our […]

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Exposure to suboptimal doses of antimalarial drugs could increase malaria transmission

Exposure to suboptimal doses of the antiparasitic drug artemisinin could increase the sexual conversion rate of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, thereby increasing the probability of transmission, according to a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by ‘la Caixa’ Foundation. The findings, published in eLife, may have public […]

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New genome sequencing sheds light on diversity in Africa

Analysis of the genomes of hundreds of people from across Africa has shed light on ancient migrations and modern susceptibility and resistance to disease, revealing unexpected genetic diversity. The genome is often described as the body’s instruction manual, and whole-genome sequencing involves effectively reading the billions of DNA bases in an individual. New research on […]

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg struggles to connect, forcing U.S. Senate hearing to pause

A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing on a key social media legal protection was briefly delayed when Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg struggled to appear remotely. “We are unable to make contact with Mr. Mark Zuckerberg,” Senator Roger Wicker, who chairs the committee, said agreeing to a five-minute delay after the chief executives of […]

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