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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...

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...

Researchers are developing a machine learning system to fight against Covid-19

Artificial intelligence could play a decisive role in stopping the Covid-19 pandemic. To give the technology a push, the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is...

Steady research in protein structure paves the way for more efficient...

The recent coronavirus pandemic shows just how quickly a deadly pathogen can sweep across the globe, killing tens of thousands in the U.S. and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CRISPR-based diagnostic chips that can run thousands of tests simultaneously

Researchers have developed a new technology that flexibly scales up CRISPR-based molecular diagnostics, using microfluidics chips that can run thousands of tests simultaneously. A...

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...

Airborne Particle Levels Plummet in Northern India

On March 25, 2020, the Indian government placed its 1.3 billion citizens under a strict lockdown to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus....

Coronaviruses and bats have been evolving together for millions of years

Bats do a lot of good for the world -- they pollinate plants, they eat disease-carrying insects, and they help disperse seeds that help...

NASA Develops COVID-19 Prototype Ventilator in 37 Days

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and tailored to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients passed a critical test Tuesday at the Icahn School...

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...

Diagnostic biosensor quickly detects SARS-CoV-2 from nasopharyngeal swabs

According to many experts, early diagnosis and management are critical for slowing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Therefore, the...

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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