Medical research

'Good autoantibodies' could help against long COVID

Sometimes in the laboratory there are unexpected results. "Previously it had been observed that autoantibodies are common in severe COVID patients, those who end up in intensive care," says Jonathan Muri, postdoctoral fellow ...


Should we really do away with daylight saving time?

On Sunday, Nov. 6, parts of the world, including most of the United States and Canada, will participate in the annual ritual of setting their clocks an hour back to mark the end of daylight saving time.


Putting the brakes on heroin relapse

Neuroscientists from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report in Science Advances that star-shaped brain cells known as astrocytes can "turn off" neurons involved in relapse to heroin. Drug-related cues in the ...

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