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What is the PCR technique, history and use in covid-19

One of the words of 2021 is PCR. We’ve heard it a thousand times. In this article I will talk about what exactly this technique is and what it is used for.  First say that PCR comes from Polymerase  Chain  Reaction. By convention, scientists use the acronym for english words. In this way you have […]

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Biology

How the AstraZeneca vaccine was made

The world is evolving very rapidly and in the field of vaccines even more so this year 2020. Today there are several candidate vaccines to fight the sars-Covs-2 pandemic that has led to  Covid-19 disease. Vaccines under development include Moderna,  Oxford/AstraZeneca,Pfizer/BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Novavax and Sinovac. This week we talked about the Oxford vaccine […]

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Biology

The importance of vaccines in today’s world

There is no doubt that in an age as convulsive as today, when a pandemic has ravaged the speeches of all experts, the use of vaccination and vaccines is needed more than ever. I find it hard to believe how many people speak unstopperedly who are against vaccines. It’s very easy to be on your […]

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Biología

La importancia de las vacunas en el mundo actual

No hay duda que en una época tan convulsa como la actual, en donde una pandemia ha arrasado con los discursos de todos los expertos, es necesario más que nunca el uso de la vacunación y de las vacunas. Me resulta difícil de creer la cantidad de personas que hablan sin tapujos que están en […]