- PoliticsThe Independent
Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominee slammed Obama for trying to ‘dramatically flip the balance of power’
Widely viewed as the president’s top choice for the vacancy, Amy Coney Barrett has previously spoken out against shifting the balance of the nation’s highest court
The spike protein on the novel coronavirus that helps it break into healthy cells has a tiny "pocket" that could make it vulnerable to antiviral drugs, researchers have discovered. In a paper published on Monday in Science, researchers note that common-cold-causing rhinoviruses have a similar pocket, and drugs that fit into the pocket by mimicking fatty acids like LA have lessened symptoms in human clinical trials. This suggests, they say, that drugs developed to target the pocket on the coronavirus spike protein might help eliminate COVID-19.
A controversial article about Kate Middleton has been amended months afterKensington Palace issued a rare, scathing rebuke of some of the claims.
Yan also claimed that the Chinese government is trying to tarnish her reputation through social media, and is conducting cyber-attacks on her to intimidate her family in China.