Genetics

Final chapter to 60-year-old blood group mystery

Researchers have solved a 60-year-old mystery by identifying a gene that can cause rejection, kidney failure and even death in some blood transfusion patients. In this study, published in Nature Genetics online 7 April, they ...

Neuroscience

New study identifies key gene correlated with pediatric stroke

Stroke, a devastating condition that causes damage to the brain due to interruption of blood supply, is often considered an adult disease. But children can experience strokes as well. Sadly, pediatric stroke affects one in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portable, affordable, accurate, fast: Team invents new COVID-19 test

A new coronavirus test can get accurate results from a saliva sample in less than 30 minutes, researchers report in the journal Nature Communications. Many of the components of the hand-held device used in this technology ...

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