Scientists have identified a potential alternative to antibiotics, a nutrient named taurine that helps the microbiome kill invading bacteria.
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Researchers have used a novel DNA-editing method to convert one base pair to another, increasing the lifespan of mice with progeria.
The Junior Editors of Drug Target Review, Victoria Rees and Hannah Balfour, discuss some of the most noteworthy news and announcements from this year.
Scientists reveal that coronaviruses de-activate lysosomes before using them to exit infected cells and spread through the body.
The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) will award a total of $251 million over five years to 85 high-risk, high-reward biomedical or behavioural research projects.
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been bestowed upon researchers who helped identify the hepatitis C virus in the 1970s.
Scientists have produced the first pathoconnectome - an open access map for other researchers that shows how eye disease can alter retinal circuitry.
A team has discovered channels that enable the transport of lipids between the malaria parasite and red blood cells during infection.
The third phase of the ENCODE project has been released, with new information on genes and their potential regulators in their respective genomes.
Two molecules combined into a new substance to treat type 2 diabetes lowered blood sugar in shrew models without causing nausea, vomiting and weight loss.
Researchers have demonstrated that blocking CD47-mediated signalling in mice can enhance the speed of pathogen clearance, presenting a new potential form of immunotherapy.
A new study has shown that effective and safe M. pneumoniae vaccine could be possible by removing certain lipoproteins from the bacteria.
The team found microglia and CD8 T cells were vital to protecting neurons from vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) infection and suggest loss of taste and smell in COVID-19 could be due to a certain mechanism of infection.
The 3D map, created using Knife-Edge Scanning Microscopy and analysed using laser capture microdissection, reveals new insights about the nervous control of the heart.