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How nanotechnology helps mRNA Covid-19 vaccines work

6 hours ago   |   STAT

While the first two Covid-19 vaccines relying on messenger RNA technology speed toward regulatory approval in the U.S., it's worth remembering the vehicle that gets them where...
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There are numerous shortcomings in currently existing treatment strategies for aggressive brain tumors. Malignant brain cancer cells tend to invade into the surrounding normal...
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STAT+: Agios drug for rare form of anemia achieves main goal of late-stage clinical trial

15 hours ago   |   STAT

Agios Pharmaceuticals said Tuesday that its experimental drug mitapivat increased hemoglobin levels in patients with a rare form of anemia - achieving the primary goal of a...
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The Neuroimmunology of Chronic Pain: From Rodents to Humans

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Peter M Grace, Vivianne L Tawfik, Camilla I Svensson, Michael D Burton, Marco L Loggia, and Mark R Hutchinson. 2020. “ The Neuroimmunology of Chronic Pain: From Rodents to...
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DeepMind's protein-folding AI stuns with a solution to one of biology's biggest challenges

1 day ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

At the start of a biennial contest to predict the structure of proteins, the expectations for Google's artificial intelligence unit DeepMind couldn't have been higher. Think...
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Fifty-year-old science challenge solved with AI

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Proteins form the machinery that keep all animals, plants and bacteria alive and well. Inside each of the cells that make up all living things, there are thousands of different...
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How mycoprotein influences digestion and promotes health effects

How mycoprotein influences digestion and promotes health effects

1 day ago   |   Quadram

Blog by Raffaele Colosimo, PhD student Mycoprotein is a food ingredient used in all the meat replacement products branded as Quorn TM. Apart from the lower environmental impact...
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STAT+: Startup Spotlight: Bullish on its asthma treatment, Kinaset forges ahead in unusual times

1 day ago   |   STAT

Launching a clinical trial for a drug intended to treat severe asthma during a respiratory pandemic - particularly one that seems to hit people with some types of asthma...
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Receptor-Driven ERK Pulses Reconfigure MAPK Signaling and Enable Persistence of Drug-Adapted BRAF-Mutant Melanoma Cells

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Luca Gerosa and et al. 2020. “ Receptor-Driven ERK Pulses Reconfigure MAPK Signaling and Enable Persistence of Drug-Adapted BRAF-Mutant Melanoma Cells. ” Cell Systems...
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In vivo Perturb-Seq reveals neuronal and glial abnormalities associated with autism risk genes

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Xin Jin, Sean K. Simmons, Amy Guo, Ashwin S. Shetty, Michelle Ko, Lan Nguyen, Vahbiz Jokhi, Elise Robinson, Paul Oyler, Nathan Curry, Giulio Deangeli, Simona Lodato, Joshua Z...
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Artificial intelligence solves 50-year-old science problem - 'It's a game...

Artificial intelligence solves 50-year-old science problem - 'It's a game changer'

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE has shattered expectations after solving a science problem ahead of schedule which many hope will revolutionise how diseases are cured. Read more ...

Astronomy: What planets are visible at night this December?

Astronomy: What planets are visible at night this December?

ASTRONOMY enthusiasts had a blast in November with sightings of Mars, two meteor showers and a lunar eclipse - but what planets will be visible in December? Read more ...

Ashvini Melkote

Ashvini Melkote

Research TechnicianB.A., Neuroscience, Boston UniversityResearch Project: Sensory gain dysregulation and neuromodulation in learning and plasticity. Read more ...

Meteor shower 2020: When are the Geminids? 'One of the best and most...

Meteor shower 2020: When are the Geminids? 'One of the best and most reliable showers'

GEMINIDS, the most prolific meteor shower of the year, are just around the corner - but when are the Geminids this year? Read more ...

China readies hypersonic ‘sodramjet' engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth...

China readies hypersonic ‘sodramjet' engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth in two hours'

CHINA has devised a revolutionary hypersonic jet engine it claims could be capable of flying at Mach 16. Read more ...

Zombie apocalypse: The real-life plan CDC has for zombie outbreak 'Better...

Zombie apocalypse: The real-life plan CDC has for zombie outbreak 'Better safe than sorry'

THE ZOMBIE apocalypse might seem like a Hollywood invention but real-life scientists have devised a plan should a viral outbreak ever cause the dead to rise. Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘monster black hole' 13 million light years away

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘monster black hole' 13 million light years away

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Archaeology news: Bodies exhumed of WW2 heroes who died fighting Nazi Germany

Archaeology news: Bodies exhumed of WW2 heroes who died fighting Nazi Germany

ARCHAEOLOGISTS are tracking down the skeletal remains of soldiers who died fighting the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA announces 'potentially hazardous' 820ft space rock flyby...

Asteroid news: NASA announces 'potentially hazardous' 820ft space rock flyby this week

ASTEROID trackers at NASA have revealed giant space rock 2020 WD5 is scheduled to safely make an "Earth close approach" this Thursday. Read more ...

Trump's chief science advisor said Americans have a 'social responsibility'...

Trump's chief science advisor said Americans have a 'social responsibility' to get vaccinated against the coronavirus

Summary List Placement Moncef Slaoui, the chief science advisor to President Donald Trump's Operation Warp Speed, said Americans have a "social responsibility" in taking the... Read more ...