A drug that blocks a tumor-producing protein could help make immunotherapy for cancer more effective, researchers find.
July 7, 2020 • ~5 min
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July 2, 2020 • ~7 min
Researchers have discovered a protein key to cancer's spread and relapse. It could lead to new treatments that ditch unfortunate side effects.
June 30, 2020 • ~4 min
"The beauty is that muscle use, in and of itself, is what initiates the processes that keep muscles 'up to date,' healthy, and functional."
May 28, 2020 • ~6 min
Researchers have found one protein is vital for barnacles' survival in changing environments. Check out the video to see more.
May 5, 2020 • ~2 min
Cellular 'muscles' enable cells to exert forces outside of themselves and to propagate. Now, researchers have visualized their movement.
April 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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.
April 10, 2020 • ~4 min
"We have identified the first junction in the itch pathway associated with eczema. If we can break that connection, we can relieve the itch."
April 7, 2020 • ~2 min
Multiple opsin proteins, known for decades to be required for vision, also function as taste receptors, new research with fruit flies finds.
April 3, 2020 • ~5 min
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.
April 2, 2020 • ~7 min