Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prion diseases: New clues in the structure of prion proteins

Prion diseases are a group of rapidly progressive, fatal and infectious neurodegenerative disorders affecting both humans and animals. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or "mad cow" disease is one of the most famous ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals how some antibodies can broadly neutralize ebolaviruses

Some survivors of ebolavirus outbreaks make antibodies that can broadly neutralize these viruses—and now, scientists at Scripps Research have illuminated how these antibodies can disable the viruses so effectively. The ...

Medical research

Skin stem cells shuffle sugars as they age

Age shows nowhere better than on the skin. The ravages of time on skin and the epidermal stem cells that differentiate to replenish its outer layer have been hypothesized, but there has been no method to evaluate their aging ...

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