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A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report The variant contains a mutation thought to help the virus dodge the immune system, scientists… Read More »

Researchers Halt Trials of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Researchers Halt Trials of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment Two patients in a gene therapy study developed cancer years after treatment. It is not clear whether the therapy was responsible. Researchers working in the cellular and molecular therapeutics branch at the National Heart,… Read More »

New ethical obligations for researchers in places where existing HIV prevention services are inadequate

A full package of effective prevention interventions, up to international standards, must be offered to people taking part in HIV prevention trials, say UNAIDS and WHO in new guidance issued this week. This means that if researchers want to run a study in a country in which PrEP is not routinely available, they must find… Read More »

Biomedical sciences researchers find new way to prevent and cure rotavirus, other viral infections

A combination of two substances secreted by the immune system can cure and prevent rotavirus infection, as well as potentially treat other viral infections that target epithelial cells, which cover body surfaces such as skin, blood vessels, organs and the urinary tract, according to researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.… Read More »

Researchers discover ‘Marie Kondo’ protein which aids in organizing fruit fly embryos

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered a protein in fruit fly embryos, dubbed Marie Kondo, that destroys maternal proteins. Much like namesake, author and clutter consultant Marie Kondo, this gene removes unnecessary molecules, keeping embryos organized. Fertilized egg cells are loaded with maternal molecules that control the earliest steps of… Read More »