Monthly Archives: March 2022

A Paleolithic Raw Bar, and a Human ‘Brush with Extinction’

This article from Medscape, just received today, is about “evolution” and had such an intriguing title — that I had to begin reading it. And once I began reading it (it’s written very breezily and it’s enjoyable to read), I … Continue reading

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Omicron variant largely avoids antibodies produced by present vaccines ??

The SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant contains 15 mutations in the receptor-binding domain (RBD). How Omicron evades RBD-targeted neutralizing antibodies — requires immediate investigation. Authors [see attached] used high-throughput yeast display screening to determine the profiles of RBD-escaping mutations for 247 … Continue reading

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