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X-rays size up protein structure at the ‘heart’ of COVID-19 virus

A team of researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Argonne national laboratories has performed the first room-temperature X-ray measurements on the...

Using tiny electrodes to measure electrical activity in bacteria

Scientists at LiU’s Laboratory of Organic Electronics have developed an organic transistor that they can use to measure and study in fine detail a...

Researchers uncover drivers of healthy gut maintenance

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have found two genes that regulate the differentiation of stem cells in the small intestine, offering valuable insight...

A team develops ‘poisoned arrow’ to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Poison is lethal all on its own — as are arrows — but their combination is greater than the sum of their parts. A...

A new hybrid fungus is found in hospitals and linked to...

From the mythical minotaur to the mule, creatures created from merging two or more distinct organisms – hybrids – have played defining roles in...

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...

NASA Supercomputers Power COVID-19 Research

NASA is flexing its supercomputing muscle to help crack some of the most pressing questions surrounding COVID-19, from basic science on how the virus...

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...

Researchers discover potential targets for COVID-19 therapy

A team of biochemists and virologists at Goethe University and the Frankfurt University Hospital were able to observe how human cells change upon infection...

Research team introduces high-performing ‘green’ electronic sensor

Writing in the journal NanoResearch, a team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reports this week that they have developed bioelectronic ammonia gas sensors...

New HIV vaccines direct the adaptive immune system to fight off...

The results are very important for immunologists who are tracking coronavirus vaccines and better vaccines against other diseases, Bali Pulendran said. The key to significantly...

Ultraviolet light exposes contagion spread from improper PPE use

Despite the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), reports show that many health care workers contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which raises substantial concerns...

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...

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...

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...

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and tailored to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients today was approved by the Food and Drug Administration...

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...

Biologists identified 29 different COVID-19 DNA signature

Using machine learning, a team of Western computer scientists and biologists have identified an underlying genomic signature for 29 different COVID-19 DNA sequences. This new...

The underlying transmission of Covid-19 patterns among different populations

With the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in lockdowns in different parts of the world, from the US to many European nations, there have been intense...

A new classification scheme that can help make sense of the...

In November 2019 — and likely, even earlier — a tiny entity measuring just a few hundred billionths of a meter in diameter began...

The internal clock that tells our bodies when to sleep, wake,...

The internal clock that tells our bodies when to sleep, wake, and eat each day could be regulated by more than light exposure and...

Engineers develop precision injection system for plants

While the human world is reeling from one pandemic, there are several ongoing epidemics that affect crops and put global food production at risk....

Researchers identify cells likely targeted by Covid-19 virus

Researchers at MIT; the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard; and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; along with colleagues from around...

Genetic Tracing ‘Barcode’ Is Rapidly Revealing COVID-19’s Journey and Evolution

Drexel University researchers have reported a method to quickly identify and label mutated versions of the virus that causes COVID-19. Their preliminary analysis, using...

Proteins may halt the severe cytokine storms seen in Covid-19 patients

One of the defining features of Covid-19 is the excessive immune response that can occur in severe cases. This burst of immune overreaction, also...

Depression, anxiety may be side effects as nation grapples with COVID-19

Millions of Americans are being impacted by the psychological fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath, and large numbers may experience emotional...

Model quantifies the impact of quarantine measures on Covid-19’s spread

Every day for the past few weeks, charts and graphs plotting the projected apex of Covid-19 infections have been splashed across newspapers and cable...

New virus in bats linked to AIDS-like disease decimating koalas

Devastated by summer's unprecedented firestorms, Australia's koalas are facing a potentially more serious and enduring existential threat from a fellow mammal—the bat. A new collaborative...

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