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How much plastic was used during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 10:42
In a new study, researchers estimated the amount of plastic required in a SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic assay.

Review of natural products with promising anti-SARS-CoV-2 potential

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 10:11
In a new study, researchers reviewed existing literature on naturally active products with therapeutic efficacy against SARS-CoV-2.

Scientists conduct comparative analysis of monkeypox virus profilin-like proteins and human profilin proteins

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 09:35
In a new study, researchers explored monkeypox virus proteomics and structural characteristics of the A42R protein, the only MPXV protein in the RCSB PDB (protein data bank) and the only profilin-like protein of poxviruses with known structure.

Experimental drug protects mice from sudden death due to blood vessel rupture

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 09:28
An experimental drug therapy protects mice from sudden death due to the rupture of a major blood vessel in the abdomen, according to a study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

What is the risk of COVID-19 community transmission at US universities?

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 09:07
In a new study, researchers assessed the risk of community transmission of COVID-19 in US universities.

What is the correlation between monkeypox viral DNA and infectivity in clinical samples?

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 07:14
In a new study, researchers investigated the correlation between monkeypox virus (MPXV) infectivity and viral DNA content in clinical specimens.

How common is chronic fatigue syndrome among patients with long COVID-19?

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:58
In a new study, researchers found that myalgic encephalitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) was common in long COVID-19.

The features of the newly emerging SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.2.75 subvariant

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:33
Researchers evaluated all the features, especially the antigenic properties and transmission potential of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75.

Understanding the emotions behind memories

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:25
In this interview, we speak to Professor Kay Tye about her latest research into memories and how we can start to understand the emotions behind them.

Scientists present highly accurate novel framework for SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:12
Researchers presented a novel framework for SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance based on case studies from New York, the United States, and the United Kingdom in a new study.

A direct lineage-typing RT-PCR assay reveals insights into the transition from Omicron BA.1 to BA.2 dominance in Sweden

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:05
Researchers monitored the remarkably rapid Omicron BA.1 to BA.2 sublineage dominance transition in the Swedish population in early 2022 on a day-to-day basis using a customized lineage-typing RT-PCR assay.

Researchers explore SARS-CoV-2 entry route and downstream cellular and viral processes

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:48
In a new study, researchers assessed the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 entry route on downstream cellular and viral processes.

Coronavirus biology: viral RNA synthesis, origin, and vaccines

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:24
Researchers analyzed the characteristics of coronaviruses and novel CoV vaccine candidates.

Study evaluates two immunization schedules for the inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine Coronavac

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 04:59
Researchers conducted phase 3 evaluations of the immunogenicity of the two immunization timeframes of the CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine among Chilean adults.

Study finds climate hazards can aggravate over half of known human infectious diseases

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 04:14
A recent article posted to the journal Nature Climate Change demonstrated that climate change could aggravate about 50% of recognized human pathogenic illnesses.

Study shows how the same protein that is key for brain development can also be the cause for the spread of cancer

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 03:17
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have revealed how the pathway of an identified protein could lead to early diagnosis and targeted treatment for several cancers and brain disorders.

British Heart Foundation funded Surrey project will address cardiac safety in novel anti-malarial agents

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 02:54
Understanding how drugs used to treat malaria impact the human heart is essential to finally toppling one of the world's most common but serious infections, according to researchers at the University of Surrey.

A novel 3D-printed lab-on-a-chip device concurrently detects SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid and anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in saliva

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 02:19
Researchers described the development and applications of a 3D-printed lab-on-a-chip device that quickly detected the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in patient's saliva.

Novel class of drug regresses active brain metastases in breast cancer patients

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 02:12
An Austrian study led by MedUni Vienna showed that active brain metastases in breast cancer patients are partially or even completely regressed by a novel class of drug. This is a chemical conjugate of an antibody and a chemotherapy drug that, according to current findings, opens up a completely new avenue in oncological research and targeted therapy.

Study evaluates the tumor-modulatory effects of opsins on melanoma cancer

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 00:23
Melanopsin (OPN4) is a light-sensing protein found in skin and retina cells. A new study conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil suggests that OPN4 can also participate in the development and progression of melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer.