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Coronavirus testing lab ‘chaotic and dangerous’, scientist claims

Coronavirus testing lab ‘chaotic and dangerous’, scientist claims Dr Julian Harris raised concerns about safety protocols in labs A scientist who processed coronavirus swab samples at one of the UK’s largest labs has alleged working practices were “chaotic and dangerous”. He highlighted overcrowded biosecure workspaces, poor safety protocols and a lack of suitable PPE. The[…]

Scientists heal damaged donor lungs, giving hope to waitlisted patients

Scientists heal damaged donor lungs, giving hope to waitlisted patients

Scientists heal damaged donor lungs, giving hope to waitlisted patients.   (Credit: Kattewhite & LuFeeTheBear/shutterstock) As a lung transplant surgeon, Matt Bacchetta has watched countless patients wait for an organ, only to not get one. About 80 percent of donor lungs are not in good enough to shape to use. Now Bacchetta and a team[…]