Metabolic Translator, a new deep-learning tool, may offer a way to see how drugs in development will work in the body, not just the lab.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Targeting RNA with small molecules could pave the way for new antivirals, in particular a drug for hand, foot, and mouth disease.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have determined the 3D structure of the receptor that the hormone oxytocin binds to. The findings could aid drug development.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~5 min
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"These interim results are very encouraging," says Evan Anderson of a COVID-19 vaccine in a phase 1 clinical trial.
July 20, 2020 • ~5 min
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A compound from the American beautyberry boosts an antibiotic's activity against MRSA, research indicates.
July 20, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new formula for ultrafast insulin could work in much less time than the current stuff, according to research with pigs.
July 2, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new synthetic antibody may prevent the coronavirus from causing infection by blocking attachment to a key enzyme. It shows promise in a study with mice.
June 24, 2020 • ~4 min
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New research on influenza suggests that "the right early-stage antiviral treatment can block transmission to others and, in the long run, may well save more lives."
June 3, 2020 • ~5 min
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The antibody S309, first identified in a blood sample from a recovered SARS patient, inhibits the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, researchers report.
May 21, 2020 • ~6 min
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