Exclusive: Medical journals expand investigation into potential misconduct in cardiac research

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations into possible manipulation of data in cardiac studies by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding a new scrutiny to an investigation into the misconduct by the university and the US government. The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of … Read more

Long link between COVID and suicide: Scientists warn of hidden crisis

CHICAGO/LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Scott Taylor could never quit COVID-19. The 56-year-old, who caught the disease in the spring of 2020, had still not recovered about 18 months later when he took his own life at his home near Dallas, having lost his health, memory and ‘silver. “No one cares. No one wants to … Read more

Honda Motor and LG Energy to Build $4.4 Billion Electric Vehicle Battery Plant in US

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Japanese Honda Motor Co. (7267.T) will build a new $4.4 billion lithium-ion battery factory for electric vehicles in the United States with Korean battery supplier LG Energy Solution Ltd (373220.KS)the two companies announced on Monday. Battery makers are looking to ramp up production in the United States, where a shift … Read more

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement on COVID vaccine

Moderna’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna sued Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved … Read more

Cryptoverse: Electric Aether Jumps About to Merge

Representations of the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash dip in water in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 16 (Reuters) – It looks like Ethereum’s mega-upgrade is underway. To finish. After years of delays, the “merger” seems all but certain to take place … Read more

Inside the ultra-secure Swiss lab trying to stop the next pandemic

SPIEZ, Switzerland, July 31 (Reuters) – The setting is straight out of a spy thriller: crystal clear waters below, the snow-capped Swiss Alps above and in between, an ultra-secure facility for research of the deadliest pathogens in the world. The Spiez lab, known for its chemical, biological and nuclear threat detective work since World War … Read more

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing has not shared information

A Long March-5B Y3 rocket, carrying the Wentian laboratory module for China’s space station under construction, lifts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft launch site in Hainan province, China July 24, 2022. China Daily via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – A Chinese rocket fell back … Read more

If you’re at high risk, don’t wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO, July 29 (Reuters) – People at high risk of severe illness who have not yet received a second COVID-19 booster should not wait for next-generation vaccines targeting Omicron due in the fall, five said vaccine experts at Reuters. In many countries, including the United States, the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of the virus is thriving, … Read more

Reinfection, more frequent serious outcome with the BA.5 variant; virus spike protein toxic to heart cells

A medical worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech “Cominarty” vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to a patient at a vaccination center in Ancenis-Saint-Gereon, France, November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe /Photo File /Photo File Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent … Read more

Russia says NASA space station retirement less imminent than previously indicated

The International Space Station (ISS) photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking, October 4, 2018. NASA/Roscosmos/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – Russian space officials have informed their U.S. counterparts that Moscow wants to continue flying its cosmonauts on … Read more