Neuroscience

How a tangled protein kills brain cells, promotes Alzheimer's

Look deep inside the brain of someone with Alzheimer's disease, most forms of dementia or the concussion-related syndrome known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and you'll find a common suspected culprit: stringy, ...

Vaccination

3 mRNA vaccines researchers are working on (that aren't COVID)

The world's first mRNA vaccines—the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna—have made it in record time from the laboratory, through successful clinical trials, regulatory approval and into people's arms.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

An early warning system: Testing wastewater for COVID-19

Wastewater samples prove everyone infected with COVID-19 'poops' out a little of the rapidly evolving disease. While researchers say the wastewater is not known to be infectious, it does show that COVID-19—the root cause ...