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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Investigational Mucosal COVID Vaccine Protects Against Disease and Transmission
In animal studies that mimic human exposures, an investigational COVID vaccine designed to be taken orally not only protects the host, but a...
Tropical Forests Benefit Less from Elevated Atmospheric CO2 Than Thought
Tropical vegetation near Lake Bosumtwi in Ghana. Photo credit: William Gosling. The amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Earth’s atmosphere...
Model finds COVID-19 deaths among elderly may be due to genetic limit on cell division
This illustration represents the core theory in a new modeling study led by the University of Washington: The circles represent the immune s...
Treatment for blinding blood vessel condition yields lasting vision improvement
A Penn State College of Medicine researcher and colleagues found that a treatment for retinal vein occlusion — one of the most common blindi...
Dog coronavirus jumps to humans, with a protein shift
N-terminus: The end of a peptide or protein primary structure in which the amino acid residue is not part of a peptide bond. The terminal gr...
Monday, May 2, 2022
New nanotech imaging tool may allow smartphone disease diagnosis
This new technology could allow people to use the camera on their smartphone to diagnose diseases. Credit: TMOS Scientists have developed a ...
‘Resetting’ the injured brain offers clues for concussion treatment
Jonathan Godbout, professor of neuroscience Credit: Ohio State University New research in mice raises the prospects for development of post-...
Hydroponic native plants to detox PFAS-contaminated water
PFAS can be removed from contaminated water by Australian native rushes. They’re the non-stick on Teflon cookware, the stain resistance in S...
Decreased Genetic Diversity in Immune System Could Impact Endangered Toad Survival
Anaxyrus baxteri, the Wyoming toad. A new study from North Carolina State University examines immune system diversity in the critically enda...
Search reveals eight new sources of black hole echoes
In this illustration, a black hole pulls material off a neighboring star and into an accretion disk. Credits: Aurore Simonnet and NASA’s God...
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