Got a computer? You can help resarchers learn more about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 from your house with [email protected]
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Researchers have discovered a protein key to cancer's spread and relapse. It could lead to new treatments that ditch unfortunate side effects.
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"The beauty is that muscle use, in and of itself, is what initiates the processes that keep muscles 'up to date,' healthy, and functional."
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Cellular 'muscles' enable cells to exert forces outside of themselves and to propagate. Now, researchers have visualized their movement.
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The spike protein is the main target for antibodies that would provide immunity to the coronavirus and for developing drugs that potentially could block infection.
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"We have identified the first junction in the itch pathway associated with eczema. If we can break that connection, we can relieve the itch."
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Multiple opsin proteins, known for decades to be required for vision, also function as taste receptors, new research with fruit flies finds.
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A new understanding of how tau proteins moves from neuron to neuron in the brain could pave the way for new ways to fight neurodegenerative diseases.
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A big pocket in a tuberculosis molecule is a mystery. "We've never seen anything like this before. It doesn't really make sense."
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