The Daily Populous

Sunday June 27th, 2021 evening edition

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A new vaccine to protect against deadly cholera has been made by grinding up genetically modified grains of rice.

The first human trial has shown no obvious side effects and a good immune response.

Growing a new type of vaccine Vibrio cholerae bacteria is spread most often by drinking water contaminated with sewage.

Cholera infects 1.3 million to 4 million people and causes 21,000 to 143,000 deaths each year, according to the World Health Organization.

The new cholera vaccine grows in genetically modified Japanese short-grain rice plants that produce a nontoxic portion of CTB that can be recognized by the immune system.

"The rice protein bodies behave like a natural capsule to deliver the antigen to the gut immune system," said Dr. Kiyono.

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Biophysical Model of Bacterial Cell Interactions with Nanopatterned Cicada Wing Surfaces

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To our knowledge, these cicada wings were the first described example of a surface that possesses biocidal activity based solely on its physical surface structure ().

Live and dead bacterial cells were visualized and differentiated using a FluoView FV10i inverted confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) system (Olympus, Tokyo, Japan).

It is known that the cell regions of the dorsal and ventral sides of the wings possess a homogeneous nanopattern on their surface (). »

Voice AI is scary good now. Video game actors hate it.

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Specifically, the modder used AI trained on voice actor Doug Cockle’s speech to generate brand new voice lines for Geralt, the character he portrays.

Naturally, these sorts of advances make video game voice actors nervous.

Though Mind Simulation Lab has worked with voice actors, Geralt’s voice was created through the use of free audio tracks meshed with another voice. »

A Trump-loving insurrectionist and a convicted stalker are among 36 QAnon supporters running for Congress in 2022

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When the Air Force veteran from Ohio appeared in a television interview with Fox News, he was wearing a QAnon T-shirt.

Another congressional candidate who believes in the human trafficking theory is Omar Navarro, a convicted stalker running for California's 43rd congressional district.

Here is a full list of all 36 QAnon supporters who are running for Congress in 2022. »