Boosting the efficiency of single-cell RNA-sequencing helps reveal subtle differences between healthy and dysfunctional cells.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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With computer models and lab experiments, researchers are working on a strategy for vaccines that could protect against any influenza virus.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~8 min
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In lab tests, virus-like DNA structures coated with viral proteins provoke a strong immune response in human B cells.
June 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study finds specific cells in the lungs, nasal passages, and intestines that are more susceptible to infection.
April 22, 2020 • ~9 min
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