The new psychLight sensor, which detects hallucinogenic compounds, could help discover new treatments for mental illness.
May 7, 2021 • ~5 min
Ability of multi-drug resistant infection to evolve within cystic fibrosis patients highlights need for rapid treatment
Scientists have been able to track how a multi-drug resistant organism is able to evolve and spread widely among cystic fibrosis patients – showing that it can
April 29, 2021 • ~7 min
Scientists have made a promising step towards developing a new drug for treating acute myeloid leukaemia, a rare blood disorder. In a study published today in
April 26, 2021 • ~5 min
Researchers at Harvard have designed new, highly selective tools that can add or remove sugars from a protein with no off-target effects, to examine exactly what the sugars are doing and engineer them into new treatments for “undruggable” proteins.
April 16, 2021 • ~7 min
A new way to fine-tune a molecular "assembly line" could allow scientists to improve existing antibiotics and design new ones more quickly and efficiently.
April 15, 2021 • ~5 min
A study of metabolites in the urine of patients taking medical cannabis products shows that the actual THC or CBD content is often different from what they expect.
April 12, 2021 • ~3 min
Researchers have created a new kind of surgical sutures inspired by human tendons. They could also deliver drugs and prevent infection.
April 8, 2021 • ~4 min
FDA approval of two over-the-counter rapid antigen tests promises to transform the testing landscape around COVID-19, lowering cost and giving the certainty of knowing when you’re infected to the individual, a Harvard epidemiologist said.
April 2, 2021 • ~5 min
Vaccine manufacturing is complex, with lots of potential points for errors. But it also has extensive quality control checks and approvals.
April 1, 2021 • ~6 min
Hemp, CBD and marijuana are all forms of cannabis – but they are different in significant ways, from form and legality to their potential uses as treatment for various health conditions.
April 1, 2021 • ~7 min