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Climate change may have played a direct role in the emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Climate change may have played a direct role in the emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Study provides a causal link between the Alzheimer's risk gene and COVID-19

Study provides a causal link between the Alzheimer's risk gene and COVID-19

Immunity of COVID-19 patients may rely on antibodies from previous coronavirus infections

Immunity of COVID-19 patients may rely on antibodies from previous coronavirus infections

Scientists identify the sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2

Scientists identify the sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2

Using proteomics to determine how long a corpse has been underwater

Using proteomics to determine how long a corpse has been underwater

Sequencing-based solution can help determine patients’ response to infection therapy

Sequencing-based solution can help determine patients’ response to infection therapy

Study may lead to new treatments for autoimmune diseases

Study may lead to new treatments for autoimmune diseases

DNA-editing technique used to extend lifespan of mice with progeria

DNA-editing technique used to extend lifespan of mice with progeria

New project on self-deleting gene technology takes aim at mosquito populations

New project on self-deleting gene technology takes aim at mosquito populations

Kobe University and Sysmex conduct joint research on new blood test for identifying COVID-19

Kobe University and Sysmex conduct joint research on new blood test for identifying COVID-19

Study reveals lower transfer of protective SARS-CoV-2 antibodies via the placenta

Study reveals lower transfer of protective SARS-CoV-2 antibodies via the placenta

Researchers investigate microbiome-mediated therapies for aging and health span

Researchers investigate microbiome-mediated therapies for aging and health span

TGen identifies genetic target that could help explain the variation in COVID-19 effects

TGen identifies genetic target that could help explain the variation in COVID-19 effects

Gene expression database sheds light on pneumococcal infection

Gene expression database sheds light on pneumococcal infection

Study may lead to new approaches to protect older individuals from viruses

Study may lead to new approaches to protect older individuals from viruses

New antibiotic can help treat drug-resistant pathogens

New antibiotic can help treat drug-resistant pathogens

Toxic pollutants may be influencing wildlife disease spread, finds study

Toxic pollutants may be influencing wildlife disease spread, finds study

Researchers target pathogenic T cells that could lead to new immunotherapy treatments

Researchers target pathogenic T cells that could lead to new immunotherapy treatments

Study shows metabolic state of disease-causing parasite influences its resistance to drugs

Study shows metabolic state of disease-causing parasite influences its resistance to drugs

Conservation of tropical peatlands could reduce impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Conservation of tropical peatlands could reduce impact of COVID-19 pandemic