Odds of edible insects transmitting coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is negligible

The odds of insects that are produced for food or feed transmitting COVID-19 is negligible. That is the conclusion drawn by a team of...

Researchers develop biotechnological production process

Plants produce the hormone jasmonic acid as a defence response when challenged. This is how they ensure that their predators no longer like the...

Sea snakes first entered the marine environment 15 million years ago

Sea snakes first entered the marine environment 15 million years ago and have been evolving ever since to survive in its changing light conditions,...

New Method Allows Minimally Invasive Cell Sampling

At any given moment, a variety of dynamic processes occur inside a cell, with many developing over time. Because current research methods for gene...

Activation maps of neural network model for digital staining of tumors

Tissue biopsy slides stained using hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) dyes are a cornerstone of histopathology, especially for pathologists needing to diagnose and determine the...

Identifying cell types from single-cell RNA sequencing data is now more...

Identifying different types of cells within a tissue or an organ can be very challenging and time-consuming. Methods to identify cell types from single-cell...

A New Tool to Map the Flow of Info within Living...

How do cells move? Why do they move? Why do some cancer cells move slowly while others move quickly, causing a cancerous tumor to...

A Rapid Non-Invasive Paper-Based Serological and Diagnostic Tests for COVID-19

Meeting the need for highly accurate, equipment-free, on-site field tests with results within 10 minutes that can be used at airports, workplaces, and...

A new tool helps distinguish the cause of different types of...

A new tool using cutting-edge technology is able to distinguish different types of blood clots based on what caused them, according to a study...

A new imaging approach to visualize up to tens of different...

Researchers at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute for Science and Technology have developed innovative methods that allow them to visualize up to dozens of different...

The local flying fox in SA exposed to zoonotic viruses

University of Adelaide researchers have found that South Australia’s population of Grey-headed flying foxes, which took up residence in 2010, has been exposed to...

New study shines light on mysterious giant viruses

In recent years, giant viruses have been unearthed in several of the world’s most mysterious locations, from the thawing permafrost of Siberia to locations...

Herpes simplex virus’s VP1-2 protein can deactivate the early immune response

Herpes simplex virus (HSV1) infections are initiated at mucosal surfaces where the virus infects epithelial cells. When HSV1 spreads from the peripheral nerves and...

Researchers has now succeeded in develop an “artificial chloroplast”

For hundreds of millions of years plants have had the ability to harness carbon dioxide from the air using solar energy. The Max Planck...

A next-generation optogenetic system for non-invasive stimulation of neurons

Optogenetics has revolutionized neurobiology, allowing researchers to use light to activate or deactivate neurons that are genetically modified to express a light-sensitive channel. This...

Researchers discover new pathomechanism of hereditary diseases in cell condensates

Repeats of individual building blocks within proteins are the cause of many hereditary diseases, but how such repeats actually cause disease is still largely...

Research team has uncovered how bats carry coronavirus without getting sick

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has uncovered how bats can carry the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus without getting sick --...

Structure of COVID-19 virus hints at key to high infection rate

A Cornell study of the structure of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, reveals a unique feature that could explain why it is so...

SMART Researchers Uncover New Anti-Phage Defence Mechanisms in Bacteria

Groundbreaking discovery explains why some bacteria have been able to defend against phage therapy, and opens new ways for the medical community to overcome...

New tool allows visualization of nanoscale structures inside whole cells and...

Since Robert Hooke’s first description of a cell in Micrographia 350 years ago, microscopy has played an important role in understanding the rules of...

The ultrasound for space offers investigating people’s medical conditions remotely

The system is already being used by rural hospitals, care homes and prisons across Europe and in Canada to investigate cardiac, abdominal, pelvic and...

Researchers have identified an initial set of therapeutic antibody sequences

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have identified an initial set of therapeutic antibody sequences, designed in a few weeks using machine learning and...

The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, can infect cells of the...

Researchers from the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, and Maastricht University in the Netherlands have found that the coronavirus...

Investigators want to find out how COVID-19 is causing heart failure

It’s well-known that COVID-19 affects the respiratory system, infecting healthy lung cells with the COVID-19 virus, but if it spreads to the heart it...

Researchers found retinal neurons sends unexpected signals to the brain

For decades, biology textbooks have stated that eyes communicate with the brain exclusively through one type of signaling pathway. But a new discovery shows...

A new route of infection for bacterium transmission from horses to...

The researchers’ work has made it possible to detail for the first time the spreading of the bacterium through lymph vessels and not just...

NASA finds the ISS is affected by the microbial composition of...

A study conducted by a team of national laboratory and NASA researchers has found that the environment of the International Space Station is affected...

Team identified a link between the Covid-19 cure rate and regional...

Selenium is an essential trace element obtained from the diet (i.e. fish, meat and cereals) which has been found to affect the severity of...

Using nanoparticles to measure cancer cell mechanics in living animals

A first-of-its-kind nanoparticle-based in vivo imaging technique that may one day be used to help diagnose and even treat cancer has been developed by...

The protein LEM2 has two important functions during cell division

To replace aging and worn cells, the body primarily uses a process called mitosis, in which one cell divides into two. When a cell...

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