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December 18, 2020

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Battling COVID-19 Using UV Light

Researchers have found a possible breakthrough in how to manage COVID-19, as well as future viruses. It involves using polymer and oligomer materials activated with UV light in order to kill microbes ...

The World's First DNA 'Tricorder' in Your Pocket

Scientists have built the first mobile genome sequence analyzer, making DNA analysis portable and accessible anywhere in the ...

Scientists Discover Role of Protein in Detecting the Common Cold Virus

The role of a protein in detecting the common cold virus and kickstarting an immune response to fight infection has been uncovered by a team of ...
Measures such as mask wearing and social distancing that are key to reducing coronavirus infection have also greatly reduced ...
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No Association Between COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Study Finds

Neuroscientists have found no significant association between COVID-19 and the potentially paralyzing and sometimes fatal neurological condition Guillain-Barré ...

Kids Mount a COVID-19 Immune Response Without Detection of the SARSCoV-2 Virus, Case Study Finds

Children in an Australian family developed a COVID-19 immune response after chronic exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus from their parents, a new case report has ...

Shutting Down COVID-19 Virus' Destructive Proteins With Aerosolized Molecules

Researchers have successfully used molecules made up of small strands of RNA to shut down the production of destructive proteins generated by the COVID-19 virus. Additionally, the researchers are ...

Dissecting the Immune Characteristics of Severe COVID-19 Responses

New research adds to the developing picture of the immune system response and our understanding of the immunological features associated with the development of severe and life-threatening disease ...

How Will COVID-19 Affect Our Next Generation?

Exposure to COVID-19 could pose a risk to the health and aging of individuals who aren't even born yet, according to a newly published analysis. By the end of 2020, approximately 300,000 infants ...

Chemists Discover the Structure of a Key Coronavirus Protein

Chemists have determined the molecular structure of a protein found in the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This protein forms a cation-selective channel and plays a key role in the virus's ability to ...

Viral Vaccines Preserved Without Refrigeration

Half of vaccines are wasted annually because they aren't kept cold. Chemical engineers have now discovered a way to stabilize viruses in vaccines with proteins instead of ...

Sorting out Viruses With Machine Learning

Researchers created a machine-learning system to identify single viral particles that cause respiratory diseases, including coronavirus, using silicon nanopores. The method does not require labels or ...

Pre-Existing Coronavirus Antibodies Could Help Protect Children Against New Pandemic Strain

Researchers have found that some antibodies, created by the immune system during infection with common cold coronaviruses, can also target SARS-CoV-2 and may confer a degree of protection against the ...

Social Media Can Guide Public Pandemic Policy, Research Finds

As global cases of COVID-19 fast approach 50 million, a team of Australian, Afghan, Iranian and Italian researchers examined more than 35,000 tweets and say social media analytics can capture the ...

Researchers Identify Key Marker to Help Speed Development of CMV Vaccines

A research team has identified a key marker that will help speed effective vaccine designs for cytomegalovirus (CMV), the most common congenital infection worldwide and a leading cause of infant ...

Study Finds 1.7 Million New Yorkers Have Been Infected With SARS-Cov-2 and Virus Was in NYC Earlier Than Reported

The virus that causes COVID-19 was present in New York City long before the city's first case of the disease was confirmed on March 1, according to a new ...

A.I. Tool Provides More Accurate Flu Forecasts

Scientists developed an A.I. tool using real-world state and regional data from the U.S. and Japan, then tested its forecasts against historical flu data. By incorporating location data, the A.I. ...

Seven Different 'Disease Forms' Identified in Mild COVID-19

A new study finds that there are seven 'forms of disease' in COVID-19 with mild disease course and that the disease leaves behind significant changes in the immune system, even after 10 ...

ICE Detention Centers Saw Sustained Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Says Study

More than a dozen US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers experienced large, repeated outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses in the last three years, according to a new ...

New Synthetic DNA Vaccine Against Powassan Virus

Scientists have designed and tested the first-of-its-kind synthetic DNA vaccine against Powassan virus (POWV), targeting portions of the virus envelope ...

Why Are Some COVID-19 Infected People Asymptomatic?

Immune cells in the lungs are important for the immune system's recognition and fight against viruses. However, the virus that produces COVID-19 is not recognised by these cells, as the virus ...

Genetic Analysis System Yields New Insights Into Bacterial Pneumonia

A team of infectious disease researchers has developed a new method to identify virulence genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae, the leading cause of bacterial pneumonia. Using this technique in a mouse ...

Can Scientists Take the STING out of Common Respiratory Viruses?

Scientists have made a curious discovery about a well-known human protein that helps the immune system fight viral infections. Researchers found that one class of viruses actually requires this ...

Estimating Risk of Airborne COVID-19 With Mask Usage, Social Distancing

The Contagion Airborne Transmission inequality model illustrates correlation between physical distancing and protection, the efficacy of face masks and the impact of physical activity on ...

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