Medications

Protein contributes to drug tolerance in tuberculosis

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have identified a protein in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) that contributes to drug tolerance, a phenomenon that allows bacteria to survive treatment with drugs that would normally kill ...

Medical research

Uncovering the HIV life cycle

Though it has been eclipsed lately by SARS-CoV-2, there is another global epidemic still threatening people: HIV/AIDS. According to UNAIDS, a United Nations initiative, some 38 million people worldwide are currently infected ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 mutations: Why the virus might still have some tricks to pull

The pandemic has enabled us to study the details of how evolution happens—in real time. Scientists have generated more than two million genome sequences of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, allowing us to dissect the minutiae of evolutionary ...

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