A new computational approach for analyzing complex datasets shows that as disease progresses, neurons and astrocytes lose the ability to maintain homeostasis.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~6 min
Study suggests forcing bacteria to burn more energy could make them more susceptible to antibiotics.
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~7 min
Analysis reveals genetic control elements that are linked to hundreds of human traits.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~8 min
More than one-third of the U.S. population is made up of individuals with recent ancestors from multiple continents. A new genetics tool helps uncover disease-associated gene variants in these individuals.
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~5 min
Several hundred children worldwide live with progeria, a deadly premature aging disease.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~9 min
Using this computational system, researchers can identify viral protein sequences that could make better vaccine targets.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~8 min
A diverse group of researchers is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the body into treatments for a range of diseases.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~10 min
Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
Boosting the efficiency of single-cell RNA-sequencing helps reveal subtle differences between healthy and dysfunctional cells.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
The TestBoston study will facilitate at-home testing on 10,000 people for both the SARS-CoV-2 virus and antibodies against it to increase access to testing and surveillance.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~5 min