Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Getting to a COVID-19 vaccine as fast and as safely as possible

The novel coronavirus is not expected to disappear anytime soon. With physical distancing, virus testing, contact tracing, and potentially new therapeutics, we may be able to keep it partially at bay. But many eyes are looking ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study examines recursive thinking

Recursion—the computational capacity to embed elements within elements of the same kind—has been lauded as the intellectual cornerstone of language, tool use and mathematics. A multi-institutional team of researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Promising MERS coronavirus vaccine trial in humans

Researchers at the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) have reported on a safety trial of a promising vaccine for MERS coronavirus. According to their study, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, vaccination ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Humans to blame for spread of coronavirus and other 'zoonoses'

Whether it came from a bat or a pangolin is not certain, but one thing is: the coronavirus outbreak that has killed tens of thousands and turned the world upside down comes from the animal world.

Medical research

Lymphoma's different route revealed

Creating new blood vessels, a process called angiogenesis, for tumors in lymph nodes is different than for tumors in other parts of the body, such as the colon or lung, a team from the Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine ...

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