A coronavirus test from the comfort of your living room, with results sent wirelessly from a hand-held biosensor to health officials, minutes after a sample is collected.
Pregnant women who experienced severe symptoms of COVID-19 had a higher risk of complications during and after pregnancy, according to preliminary findings from a National Institutes of Health study.
A new study led by scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) suggests that T cells try to fight SARS-CoV-2 by targeting a broad range of sites on the virus—beyond the key sites on the virus's spike protein.
Since the 1970s, the blue blood of the horseshoe crab has saved countless human lives by detecting deadly toxins in medical products, as well as its use in a number of medical laboratory tests.
What would it mean to anatomic pathology if breast cancer could be diagnosed in an hour from a fine needle aspiration (FNA) rather than a core biopsy? A new test created by researchers affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston may be just such a game changer.
Biobanks were identified as a top-ten technology set to change the world in a 2009 Time Magazine article. Since then, biobanks have become increasingly prominent in clinical settings and have grown concomitantly with technologies such as next-generation high-throughput sequencing and big data.
Our genetic codes control not only which proteins our cells produce, but also—to a great extent—in what quantity.
When Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile barrier in 1954, he achieved what runners had been striving to do since 1886. Just 46 days later his record was beaten and, since then, more than a thousand others have done what for so long had seemed an unconquerable feat.
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