A method of analyzing blood plasma could help diagnose and predict the progression of ALS, researchers report.
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We're full of blood – around five litres, on average.
May 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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Revised blood donation restrictions for men who have sex with men have summoned calls for a permanent lifting of the rules. An expert weighs in.
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Using microchip technology boosts the accuracy of antibody testing of patients recovered from COVID-19. That would help find convalescent plasma donors.
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Checking blood for coronavirus antibodies – 3 questions answered about serological tests and immunity
After your body fights off an infection, antibodies remain in your blood. Two researchers explain how tests identify these antibodies and what the data can be used for.
April 16, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new website aims to connect COVID-19 survivors who could donate convalescent plasma, potential recipients, and their physicians.
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Antibodies in the blood of COVID-19 survivors know how to beat coronavirus – and researchers are already testing new treatments that harness them
Before a vaccine is available to teach your immune system to ward off the coronavirus, maybe you can directly use molecules that have already fought it in other people.
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Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv) can make pigs super sick. But it's no match for a cold plasma reactor, researchers say.
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Knowing how laser beams interact in a plasma—a hot soup of free moving electrons and ions—will boost the accuracy of computer models used in simulations of laser-driven implosions.
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