Differently shaped RNA molecules allow HIV to express different genes from the same RNA sequence.
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New CRISPR-based research tool delivers results in an hour; researchers share protocol and kits to advance research and move toward clinical validation.
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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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Report offers guidelines to help prevent viruses from tainting biopharmaceutical drugs.
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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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MIT chemists are testing a protein fragment that may inhibit coronaviruses’ ability to enter human lung cells.
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Repurposing a drug used for blood clots may help Covid-19 patients in danger of respiratory failure, researchers suggest.
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Findings could help researchers design drugs to treat influenza B infections.
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The unusual characteristics of these abundant, bacteria-killing viruses could lead to evolutionary insights.
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