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Tina Hesman Saey, Science News
May 26, 2022
After vaccines, antivirals and a monoclonal antibody are the next line of defense.
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Why is the 100-year-old BCG vaccine so broadly protective in newborns?
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Why is the 100-year-old BCG vaccine so broadly protective in newborns?

May 19, 2022

Study finds changes in metabolite and lipid profiles, providing clues for designing future vaccines for newborns.

How genome organization influences cell fate
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How genome organization influences cell fate

May 17, 2022

UC Riverside-led study identifies how blood stem cells maintain their fate.

Corals and sea anemones turn sunscreen into toxins
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Corals and sea anemones turn sunscreen into toxins

May 14, 2022

Understanding how could help save coral reefs.

The body’s response to allergic asthma also helps protect against COVID-19
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The body’s response to allergic asthma also helps protect against COVID-19

May 14, 2022

It all comes down to an immune system protein known as interleukin-13

Stem cell–derived model offers insights on gene activity and addiction
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Stem cell–derived model offers insights on gene activity and addiction

May 13, 2022

“Our work here is the first experimental study to demonstrate gene desensitization in human neuronal cells, specifically in response to dopamine,” first author Ryan Tam said.

Changes in cholesterol production lead to tragic octopus death spiral
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Changes in cholesterol production lead to tragic octopus death spiral

May 12, 2022

New research finds remarkable similarities in steroid hormone biology across cephalopods, mice and humans that can have dire consequences when disrupted.

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Zinc is a metal essential to life

Scientists have discovered a protein that helps keep cells alive when zinc levels are low.
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From the journals: JLR
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From the journals: JLR

May 12, 2022

How our bodies adapt to nutrient starvation in cancer. How mimetic peptide treats systemic inflammation. Read about these recent JLR studies.

The gift of sight
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The gift of sight

May 12, 2022

The human eye is an evolutionary phenomenon, one of aesthetic beauty and profound function. May is Healthy Vision Month.

What is Paxlovid and how will it help the fight against coronavirus?
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What is Paxlovid and how will it help the fight against coronavirus?

May 11, 2022

An infectious diseases physician answers questions on the COVID-19 pill.

How chronic pain shows up in urine
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How chronic pain shows up in urine

May 10, 2022

Researchers distinguish urinary pelvic pain from healthy controls — and from other chronic pain diseases

Disease-causing parasites can hitch a ride on plastics
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Disease-causing parasites can hitch a ride on plastics

May 8, 2022

And potentially spread through the sea, new research suggests.

Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2022
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Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2022

May 5, 2022

An overview of the condition, plus research highlights.

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