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OTD 1796 Edward Jenner gave the first smallpox vaccination

Thanks to #vaccines, diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus, and polio are nearly eradicated, but there is still work to be done 💉

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No visitors but teeming with life: what’s going on inside the Natural History Museum? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/may/13/no-visitors-but-teeming-with-life-behind-the-scenes-at-the-natural-history-museum-aoe?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1620888437

During #MiceInResearch week, we're reflecting on important discoveries involving mice from recent years 🐁⤵️

🩸 https://www.sanger.ac.uk/news_item/novel-drug-type-for-blood-cancer-entering-clinical-trials/
🥚 https://www.sanger.ac.uk/news_item/gene-that-helps-control-eggs-journey-sheds-light-on-why-ectopic-pregnancy-may-occur/

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CRISPR study identifies gene that plays key role in metastasis of cancers to the lungs - Wellcome Sanger Institute

A gene not previously linked to cancer has been shown to play a key role in the spread of certain cancers to...