A CRISPR-based test developed at MIT and the Broad Institute can detect nearly as many cases as the standard Covid-19 diagnostic.
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Shortening carbohydrates in the bacterial cell wall makes them more vulnerable to certain drugs.
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Evidence indicates phosphine, a gas associated with living organisms, is present in the habitable region of Venus’ atmosphere.
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Study also finds specific frequency bands of brain waves associated with encoding, or inhibiting encoding, of sensory information across the cortex.
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National Science Foundation awards proposal for space weather modeling.
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A well-known protein family binds to many more RNA sequences than previously thought in order to help neurons grow.
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Findings related to bacterial gene expression overturn fundamental assumptions about basic biological pathways.
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Researchers suggest a novel process to explain the collision of a large black hole and a much smaller one.
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A binary black hole merger likely produced gravitational waves equal to the energy of eight suns.
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Study finds that the fusiform face area is active when blind people touch 3D models of faces.
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