Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers propose studying COVID-19's envelope protein

Understanding any similarities between SARS and COVID-19 inflammation could help in a clinical setting. A protein in the viruses causing COVID-19 and SARS is almost identical. Researchers propose investigating whether FDA-approved ...

Medical research

Atypical myosin plays a key role in neuron branching

RIKEN scientists have used a new approach combining molecular genetics, cell imaging and artificial learning to make the unexpected finding that Myosin6, a well-known actin motor protein, plays a key role in neuron branching. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

GCS centres support research to mitigate impact of COVID-19 pandemic

In December 2019, the world learned of a new and deadly pathogen. News coming out of Wuhan, China confirmed public health experts' worst fears—a novel coronavirus appeared to have jumped from animals to humans. It was extremely ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does the coronavirus test work? 5 questions answered

The U.S. government is fighting to contain and slow down the spread of the coronavirus. Testing is central to these efforts. Molecular biologist and viral researcher Maureen Ferran answers some basic questions about how these ...

Oncology & Cancer

Splicing factor to blame in triple negative breast cancer

If your DNA is a cookbook, a single gene is a recipe. But it's a flexible recipe that if edited one way can make a pie; edited another way can make a cake. And that difference can mean cancer, as a team of researchers who ...

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