Knocking out the immune cytokine IL-6 exacerbates symptoms in HD model mice, affects neural connection genes.
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The MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is funding 10 research projects aimed at addressing the health and economic consequences of the pandemic.
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Using engineered binder proteins to detect viral proteins or antibodies rather than RNA, new tests may overcome current challenges in testing for SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Hadley Sikes designs simple-to-use diagnostic devices that could benefit patients around the world.
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Suggested design could make it easier to divide air flow for Covid-19 patients in emergencies when no other options are available.
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Differently shaped RNA molecules allow HIV to express different genes from the same RNA sequence.
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MIT professor and intensivist/trauma surgeon explains the new challenges that Covid-19 brings to treating patients in acute respiratory distress.
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Study finds specific cells in the lungs, nasal passages, and intestines that are more susceptible to infection.
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Team designs antibody-like receptor proteins that can bind to cytokines, as possible strategy for treating coronavirus and other infections.
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Bluetooth signals from your smartphone could automate Covid-19 contact tracing while preserving privacy
A system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
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