Medical research

Researchers use RNA to target pancreatic beta cells

Investigators at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have designed RNA molecules that home to human pancreatic beta cells, the cells that produce insulin and are destroyed in patients with type 1 and type 2 ...

Medical research

RNA molecules control repair of human DNA in cancer cells

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows how certain RNA molecules control the repair of damaged DNA in cancer cells, a discovery that could eventually give rise to better cancer treatments. The study is published ...

Oncology & Cancer

RNA 'heroes' can disarm bad-actor proteins in leukemia: study

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) believe it may be possible to prevent DNA changes driven by two proteins highly active in leukemia and other cancers. They ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers develop a molecule that blocks SARS-CoV-2 infection

A research team at Aarhus University has developed a new molecule that attaches to the surface of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles. This attachment prevents the virus from entering human cells and spreading the infection.

Medical research

Study unravels mysteries of the aging Down syndrome brain

In the first study of its kind, researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys have uncovered molecular changes within the aging brains of individuals with Down syndrome that could help explain their cognitive challenges, including ...

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