"I was skeptical at the beginning because it seemed too good to be true. But when I saw the first set of results in the lab, I was just astonished."
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Sighs get their start in one group of neurons, but instructions from various areas of the brain depend on the reason, research with mice finds.
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White blood cells called neutrophils may be central to the immune system overreaction that can kill COVID-19 patients. Could rod-shaped particles help?
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New findings may explain why some non-smokers get COPD while some heavy smokers don't.
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What is the ACE2 receptor, how is it connected to coronavirus and why might it be key to treating COVID-19? The experts explain
The ACE2 receptor allows the virus that causes COVID-19 to infect and destroy our cells. What is the normal role of ACE2 in the body, and could it be the key to blocking infection?
May 14, 2020 • ~11 min
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"...it is important to note that children without chronic illness are also at risk. Parents need to continue to take the virus seriously."
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A tiny sensor chip smaller than a ladybug detects vibrations from sounds inside the body. It could warn of heart failure or lung problems.
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"Cytokine storms" cause the immune system to attack organs, such as the lungs, that they should be protecting. Can the drug EDP1815 help?
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