Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fishing boat outbreak may offer virus immunity insight: study

Three crew of a Seattle fishing boat who were found to have antibodies able to neutralise the new coronavirus remained uninfected in an outbreak that swept through the ship, sickening most people on board, researchers have ...

Neuroscience

Researchers grow active mini-brain-networks

Cerebral organoids are artificially grown, 3-D tissue cultures that resemble the human brain. Now, researchers from Japan report functional neural networks derived from these organoids in a study publishing June 27 in the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologist discovers intricacies about lying

What happens when you tell a lie? Set aside your ethical concerns for a moment—after all, lying is a habit we practice with astonishing dexterity and frequency, whether we realize it or not. What goes on in your brain when ...

Medical research

Scientists create embryos with cells from monkeys, humans

Researchers have successfully introduced human stem cells into monkey embryos in the lab, creating short-lived hybrid organisms that could prove an important step in growing human transplant organs from livestock or creating ...

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