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How Bacterial Biofilms' Make Curious Crinkles
News   Mar 25, 2020

Belying their slimy natures, the sticky patches of bacteria called biofilms often form intricate, starburst-like patterns as they grow. Now, researchers have unraveled the physical processes underlying these curious crinkles.

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Lung Cells Killed by Bacterial Protein Fragments
News   Mar 25, 2020

A bacterial protein fragment instigates lung tissue death in the respiratory disease pulmonary fibrosis, according to a new study.

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Impact of Physical Distancing on Reducing COVID-19 Spread Modeled
News   Mar 25, 2020

A new modelling study conducted in a simulated Singapore setting has estimated that a combined approach of physical distancing interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected individuals and their families), school closure, and workplace distancing, is most effective at reducing the number of SARS-CoV-2 cases compared with other intervention scenarios included in the study.

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Clinical Trial To Assess Antiviral Drug for COVID-19 Launched
News   Mar 25, 2020

Participant recruitment has begun for a Phase II clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of treating adult patients with COVID-19 with remdesivir.

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Mapping Out Data Requirements for Phase 1 COVID-19 Vaccine Trials
News   Mar 24, 2020

During the first global regulatory workshop, delegates from 17 countries, representing more than 20 medicines regulatory authorities globally, and experts from the WHO and the European Commission discussed regulatory considerations related to the development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates and preclinical data required to support proceeding to first-in-human (FIH) clinical trials.

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Modeling the Mutations Causing Drug Resistance
News   Mar 24, 2020

A team of engineers from Penn State University may have found a way to predict which mutations will occur in people, creating an easier path to create effective pharmaceuticals.

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New Tracker App Allows Anyone To Self-report Coronavirus Symptoms
News   Mar 24, 2020

A new app has been launched that tracks symptoms related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), allowing anyone to self-report daily.

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Could Loss of Smell and Taste Be a Symptom of Coronavirus?
News   Mar 24, 2020

Whilst the classic symptoms of COVID-19 – fever, persistent dry cough, shortness of breath – are now drummed into anyone following the spread of this novel coronavirus, a potential new symptom has begun to be reported by medical experts – a loss of smell or taste.

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Study Shows How Long Coronavirus Remains Infectious on Cardboard, Metal and Plastic
News   Mar 24, 2020

Scientists discovered that coronavirus is detectable for up to three hours in aerosols, up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel.

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CAR Macrophages – An Alternative to CAR T-cell Therapy?
News   Mar 24, 2020

Genetically engineering macrophages – an immune cell that eats invaders in the body – could be the key to unlocking cellular therapies that effectively target solid tumors. Researchers demonstrated that CAR macrophages are able to kill tumors both in human samples in the lab and in mouse models.

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