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Today in Manufacturing Podcast
Today in Manufacturing has a new podcast brought to you by the editors of Industrial Media. In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward.
Jun 13th, 2022
Man Who Received 1st Pig Heart Transplant Dies
His family hopes the last-ditch experiment will advance efforts to end the organ shortage.
Mar 10th, 2022
Baby Gets Heart Transplant — with a Twist
The novel technique aimed to help prevent rejection of the new organ.
Mar 8th, 2022
Pfizer Asks FDA to Allow COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 5
The very youngest Americans could start receiving shots as early as March.
Feb 2nd, 2022
U.S. Opens COVID Boosters to All Adults
And officials took the extra step of urging people 50 and older to seek one.
Nov 22nd, 2021
FDA OKs Mixing COVID Vaccines
Regulators also extended boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Oct 21st, 2021
Pfizer Says Vaccine Works in Kids Ages 5 to 11
The company said it will seek U.S. authorization soon.
Sep 20th, 2021
FDA Hopes Younger Kids Can Get Shots Soon
The agency's vaccine chief says he is “very, very hopeful” that vaccinations for 5- to 11-year-olds will be underway by year’s end.
Sep 13th, 2021
FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
The agency has never before had so much evidence to judge a shot’s safety.
Aug 23rd, 2021
Device Taps Brain Waves to Help Paralyzed Man Communicate
The technology turned what he intended to say into sentences on a computer screen.
Jul 15th, 2021
Moderna Says COVID-19 Shot Works in Kids as Young as 12
Its vaccine could become the second option for that age group in the U.S.
May 25th, 2021
NIH Vaccine Designer Takes Coronavirus Research to Harvard
Kizzmekia Corbett helped lead the development of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna.
May 11th, 2021