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Medical research

New vaccine strategy may mean the end of the line for endless boosters

Scientists at UC Riverside have demonstrated a new, RNA-based vaccine strategy that is effective against any strain of a virus and can be used safely even by babies or the immunocompromised.

Neuroscience

Newly found rare cells could be a missing link in color perception

Scientists have long wondered how the eye's three cone photoreceptor types work together to allow humans to perceive color. In a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers at the University of Rochester have used ...

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Research explores why we remember what we remember

We've all been in a similar situation—you lock your front door for the umpteenth time in a given week only to panic minutes later when you're driving to work as you struggle to remember if you actually locked the door.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Specific nasal cells found to protect against COVID-19 in children

Important differences in how the nasal cells of young and elderly people respond to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, could explain why children typically experience milder COVID-19 symptoms, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL ...