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Trivalent vaccine candidate fights measles, mumps, SARS-CoV-2

Altered measles and mumps viruses could be used as a platform to create a trivalent COVID-19 vaccine that triggers immunity to multiple variant strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, new research in animals suggests.
2-Oct-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A lethal parasite’s secret weapon: infecting non-immune cells

The organisms that cause visceral leishmaniasis, a potentially deadly version of the parasitic disease that most often affects the skin, appear to have a secret weapon, new research suggests: They can infect non-immune cells and persist in those...
29-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultrasound may rid groundwater of toxic ‘forever chemicals’

New research suggests that ultrasound may have potential in treating a group of harmful chemicals known as PFAS to eliminate them from contaminated groundwater.
28-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

For the lonely, a blurred line between real and fictional people

In lonely people, the boundary between real friends and favorite fictional characters gets blurred in the part of the brain that is active when thinking about others, a new study found.
28-Sep-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Saturated fat may interfere with creating memories in aged brain

New research hints at a few ways fatty foods affect cells in the brain, a finding that could help explain the link between a high-fat diet and impaired memory – especially as we age.
27-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study sheds new light on strange lava worlds

Lava worlds, massive exoplanets home to sparkling skies and roiling volcanic seas called magma oceans, are distinctly unlike the planets in our solar system.
26-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Political independents are more negative than partisans

In this era of extreme partisanship, the people who express the most negativity in their political choices are those we may least expect: independents.
25-Sep-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Yogurt may be the next go-to garlic breath remedy

A new study conducted in a lab – with follow-up human breath tests being planned – showed that whole milk plain yogurt prevented almost all of the volatile compounds responsible for garlic’s pungent scent from escaping into the air.
19-Sep-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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