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Jellyfish almost killed this scientist. Now, she wants to save others from their fatal venom - Science Magazine

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Science Magazine

Jellyfish almost killed this scientist. Now, she wants to save others from their fatal venom
Science Magazine
Research that would resolve the debates is scarce. Worldwide, only about five research groups study jellyfish venom. Funders prefer to focus on bigger public health problems—although Yanagihara thinks the stings exact a much higher death toll than ...

Jellyfish almost killed this scientist. Now, she wants to save others from their fatal venom - Science Magazine

1 week ago

Science Magazine

Jellyfish almost killed this scientist. Now, she wants to save others from their fatal venom
Science Magazine
Research that would resolve the debates is scarce. Worldwide, only about five research groups study jellyfish venom. Funders prefer to focus on bigger public health problems—although Yanagihara thinks the stings exact a much higher death toll than ...

Box jellyfish stings man in Northern Territory, as scientist predicts big stinger season ahead - ABC News

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ABC News

Box jellyfish stings man in Northern Territory, as scientist predicts big stinger season ahead
ABC News
CSIRO jellyfish scientist Lisa-Ann Gershwin said she had a "gut feeling" the 2018/19 wet season may see an increase in jellyfish numbers, given low rates over previous years. But she warned it was an educated guess, based on 25 years of research in the ...

Research Roundup: FDA approves new flu medication, anti-aging cocktail extends lifespan and more! - Speaking of Research

3 weeks ago

Speaking of Research

Research Roundup: FDA approves new flu medication, anti-aging cocktail extends lifespan and more!
Speaking of Research
Treating jellyfish stings with science. Jellyfish are some of the most dangerous creatures of the sea, and account for 100 deaths per year. Although these animals are dangerous, there is little evidenced-based treatment on how to treat a jellyfish sting.
FDA approves new drug to treat influenzaFDA.gov

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Nobel winning chemist Shimomura dies at 90; lauded for work - The Columbian

3 weeks 1 day ago

The Independent

Nobel winning chemist Shimomura dies at 90; lauded for work
The Columbian
Less than a decade later, Shimomura had uncovered an unusual protein within a beautiful, brightly glowing jellyfish — a discovery that earned him a one-third share of the Nobel Prize in chemistry and formed the basis of a powerful new scientific tool ...
Osamu Shimomura: Japanese scientist who won a Nobel Prize for his work with glow-in-the-dark marine lifeThe Independent

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Osamu Shimomura: Japanese scientist who won a Nobel Prize for his work with glow-in-the-dark marine life - The Independent

3 weeks 1 day ago

The Independent

Osamu Shimomura: Japanese scientist who won a Nobel Prize for his work with glow-in-the-dark marine life
The Independent
Sceptical residents asked Shimomura how he was planning to eat the jellyfish, doubtful that they were actually being used for research. But by the end of the summer, he and his team had taken samples from 10,000 of the creatures, enabling him to ...
Nobel winning chemist Shimomura dies at 90; lauded for workThe Columbian

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Osamu Shimomura, 90, Dies; Won Nobel for Finding a Glowing Protein - New York Times

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New York Times

Osamu Shimomura, 90, Dies; Won Nobel for Finding a Glowing Protein
New York Times
Osamu Shimomura, who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008 for his discovery of a glowing jellyfish protein that is now ubiquitous in biomedical research, died on Friday in Nagasaki, Japan. He was 90. Nagasaki University, his alma mater ...
Osamu Shimomura, Who Won Nobel for Finding a Glowing Protein, Dies at 90WRAL.com

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Osamu Shimomura, atomic blast survivor and Nobel-winning chemist, dies at 90 - Washington Post

3 weeks 2 days ago

Washington Post

Osamu Shimomura, atomic blast survivor and Nobel-winning chemist, dies at 90
Washington Post
Less than a decade later, Dr. Shimomura had uncovered an unusual protein within a beautiful, brightly glowing jellyfish — a discovery that earned him a one-third share of the Nobel Prize in chemistry and formed the basis of a powerful new scientific ...

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