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Key Genetic Similarities Put Apes and Some Monkeys at Risk of COVID-19
News   Oct 28, 2020

Non-human primates could be highly susceptible to infection by SARS-CoV-2 according to a newly published study. This potential risk is of concern to primatologists around the world working with wild and captive primates.

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Structure of Potent Antibody Against SARS-CoV-2 Is Mapped
News   Oct 28, 2020

Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have shown that a potent antibody from a COVID-19 survivor interferes with a key feature on the surface of the coronavirus’s distinctive spikes, causing them to drop off.

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What Can EEGs Teach Us About COVID-19 and the Brain?
News   Oct 28, 2020

Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh have gathered more than 80 studies, reviewed the data, and identified commonalities that are helping to paint a broader picture of how COVID-19 affects the brain.

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Biomarkers Could Be Used in Quick COVID-19 Blood Screening Strategy
News   Oct 28, 2020

A new study suggests that COVID-19 affects the human body’s blood concentration levels of specific metabolites. Three metabolites identified in the study could act as biomarkers and hold potential to be measured through an inexpensive blood test to quickly screen patients for the disease.

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New Tactic To Stop the Growth of Glioblastoma
News   Oct 28, 2020

Scientists have discovered a way to halt the growth of glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer. The team has devised a new tactic in the war against cancer that involves reprogramming the immune system to fight the tumor, rather than fueling it.

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Atomic Map of SARS-CoV-2 Viral Replication Charted by Neutrons
News   Oct 28, 2020

Scientists have completed a three-dimensional map that reveals the location of every atom in an enzyme molecule critical to SARS-CoV-2 reproduction.

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Spanish Study Explores Vitamin D Deficiency in COVID-19 Patients
News   Oct 28, 2020

Over 80 percent of 200 COVID-19 patients in a hospital in Spain have vitamin D deficiency, according to a new study.

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Mycobacteria's Prophage Gatekeeper to Phage Attacks
News   Oct 28, 2020

There is a growing need to develop new treatments that effectively attack deadly strains of bacteria that have become resistant to other medicines. Already used with success in some parts of the world, phage therapy is gaining traction as a more widespread way to fight antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.

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Even After a Deep Clean, Drug-Resistant Bacteria Can Persist
News   Oct 27, 2020

In immunocompromised patients, Enterococcus faecium can lead to potentially life-threatening infection. A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has pioneered an approach combining epidemiological and genomic information to chart the spread of bacteria within healthcare settings.

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Large Screen Identifies New COVID-19 Related Genes
News   Oct 27, 2020

Researchers at Yale University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard screened hundreds of millions of cells exposed to the COVID-19 and MERS viruses and identified genes that both enable the viruses to replicate in cells and those that may prevent it.

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