Humans may never notice this superhero germ-fighting duo, yet they work wonders in the immune system. Spider-Man-like immune cells sling webs to seize invasive bacteria and keep supervillains restrained until Pac-Man-like cells come to gobble them up.
Of all our organs, few would dispute the preeminence of the brain. For centuries, we have accepted its intimate connection to thought, perception, and emotion.
A new technology and a milestone for research, but is it ethical?
Are Google’s recent steps to ban climate misinformation too little, too late?
Medical nanotechnology is a promising area of research, but lack of equity poses problems.
mRNA pioneers Karikó and Weissman were awarded the 2022 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences and the 2021 Lasker Award for the development of mRNA technology that has enabled the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines.
Monday. 1st November. London Euston railway station. Just one day after the huge disruption caused by bad weather events and a tree falling on part of the railway line. The irony of the huge banners saying “No time for delay!” is not lost.
When will we be ready for the next pandemic? Studying the past may give us a hint.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increase in thrombotic episodes, which are frequently observed in COVID-19 patients. But is there enough evidence to support the effectiveness of this theory?
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for their work on temperature and touch