They’re easier to manufacture than traditional vaccines, but scientifically their history is checkered
An infected and impatient world needs protection from Covid-19, but rushing it won't be easy. How can we speed up a complicated process?
A new compound blocks the G protein–coupled estrogen receptor, preventing the formation of cholesterol gallstones in female mice.
Researchers identify acetylation sites in a coronavirus, find that deamidation is rife in the immunopeptidome and explore the role of CEP5 in plants’ tolerance of drought. Read about these new papers in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics.
Severe scrutiny of two major papers, including one about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, is part of science's normal process of self-correction, explains Mark R. O’Brian.
As COVID-19 shuttered laboratories across the U.S., many researchers were forced to euthanize the animals they study. Lindsay Gray, a rodent surgeon in an animal research lab that faced this dilemma, argues here there is a safer, more effective way.
Early in adulthood, the brain regenerates lost myelin effectively, but remyelination falters with age. Researchers seek to understand why — and what the change may mean for people with multiple sclerosis.
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