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Making House Calls Guided by AI

Handheld computer vision and machine learning tool for identifying surgical wound infections debuts in rural Rwanda, enabling crucial care for women recovering from c-section in their homes. Project named first-prize winner in NIH Technology...
5-Aug-2022 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bacterial Bullseye

The study findings suggest possibilities for developing new drugs that replicate or build on A. muciniphila’s immuno-modulatory activity. The work provides a model for using traditional techniques to pinpoint how other members of the gut...
26-Jul-2022 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Building a Better Painkiller

On a quest to develop more effective pain medicines, scientists are studying how CBD inhibits pain-sensing neurons
15-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Boot Camp for the Immune System

Researchers identify new mechanism that teaches immune cells-in-training to spare the body’s own tissues while attacking pathogens.
27-Jun-2022 5:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Knocking Out Nausea

A new study in mice describes how different cell types in the brain work together to suppress nausea
22-Jun-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Bellwether for COVID-19

University screening programs gave researchers critical early insights about omicron’s spread
8-Jun-2022 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Striking Biological Gold

MassCPR biospecimens program will propel research on COVID-19 and beyond
1-Jun-2022 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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2022 Warren Alpert Prize goes to mRNA research that enabled the design of COVID-19 vaccines

The work of the award recipients altered the trajectory of the pandemic and has saved countless lives The discoveries made by the five scientists have opened the door for an array of mRNA-based therapies and vaccines for a range of diseases,...
12-May-2022 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19’s Endlessly Shifting Landscape

COVID-19 experts discuss public and individual risk management during the transition into endemicity
25-Mar-2022 1:45 PM EDT

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Seeing Shapes

Understanding the brain’s visual system could inform the development of better artificial systems
7-Dec-2021 5:50 PM EST

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Breaking Down Boosters

A vaccine booster is readied for use.
22-Nov-2021 3:20 PM EST

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