Decline in green energy spending might offset COVID-era emissions benefits

The short-term environmental benefits of the COVID-19 crisis, including declines in carbon emissions and local air pollution, have been documented since the early days of…

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Hamsters develop protective immunity to COVID-19 and are protected by convalescent sera

In an animal model for COVID-19 that shares important features of human disease, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Tokyo and the…

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Immune cells infiltrating tumors may play bigger cancer role than previously thought

Most traditional cancer therapies target either the tumor cells themselves or indiscriminately kill any rapidly dividing cell. New findings by researchers at University of California…

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Shining light on a malignant lung cancer

Treating a rare type of malignant lung cancer could improve, thanks to near-infrared irradiation and a cancer-targeting compound. Nagoya University oncologist Kazuhide Sato and colleagues…

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Fantastic muscle proteins and where to find them

Researchers at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) developed a mouse model that enables them to look inside a…

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Memory impairment in mice reduced by soy derivate that can enter the brain intact

In a study that could help one day give a literal meaning to food for thought, researchers from Kyushu University in Japan have reported that…

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Renewed hope for treatment of pain and depression

Researchers at the Department of Infection and Immunity of the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) developed LIH383, a novel molecule that binds to and blocks…

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Sedentary behavior independently predicts cancer mortality

In the first study to look at objective measures of sedentary behavior and cancer mortality, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center…

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