Science News Roundup: Strong T cell response for blood cancer patients after vaccine; Often serious COVID breakthrough for cancer patients; France to sign US-led lunar exploration deal – sources and more

Here is a summary of current scientific news.

Strong T-cell response in post-vaccine blood cancer patients; Often serious COVID breakthrough for cancer patients

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19 and cancer presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago. Blood cancer patients show strong T-cell response to COVID vaccines

France to sign US-led lunar exploration deal – sources

France is set to sign a U.S.-led multilateral agreement to govern countries’ behavior in space and on the moon, according to two people familiar with the plans. France’s signing of the pact, called the Artemis Accords, will mark one of the most significant endorsements yet of Washington’s efforts to shape international legal norms and standards for lunar surface exploration, the officials said. sources, who asked not to be identified.

NASA to launch rockets from northern Australia for scientific studies

NASA will launch three rockets in a few weeks from northern Australia for scientific research, authorities said Wednesday, marking the first time the space agency has fired rockets from a commercial facility outside the United States. The Australian government has granted regulatory approval for the rockets to be launched from Equatorial Launch Australia’s (ELA) private space center in Arnhem, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Wednesday.

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