Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mechanism underlying the emergence of virus variants unravelled

An international consortium, led by Delft University of Technology and the University of North Carolina, has for the first time succeeded in probing the molecular origins of recombination in RNA viruses. Hiccups during the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Widowers more likely to be diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer

Social environment is a key factor in the risk of developing prostate cancer. Ph.D. student Charlotte Salmon and Professor Marie-√Člise Parent of Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) have shown that widowers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Double antibody against SARS-CoV-2 prevents therapy-resistant variants

An international consortium that includes researchers at Karolinska Institutet has developed a double antibody that targets two sites of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, thereby preventing the virus from mutating to resist the therapy. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Openly available toolkit to help lab-based coronavirus research

The rapid onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has meant that many laboratories around the world have quickly redirected research efforts to focus on COVID-19. Correspondingly, there has ...

Neuroscience

Perceiving prosthesis as lighter thanks to neurofeedback

Transmitting sensory signals from prostheses to the nervous system helps leg amputees to perceive prosthesis as part of their body. While amputees generally perceive their prostheses as heavy, this feedback helps them to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A photonic device comes to the aid of COVID-19 patients

Few could have foreseen the considerable impact that SARS-CoV-2 has had so far and is still having worldwide. Numbers continue to escalate and the complexity of the COVID-19 symptoms have hindered all efforts to optimize ...

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