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Breakthrough Chikungunya Vaccine of Valneva’s: Phase 3 trial Data

Valneva, a renowned global market leader in vaccine development, has published the research clinical data of its Chikungunya Vaccine candidate Phase 3, VLA1553. The groundbreaking results of VLA1553 can be found in the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet. With Chikungunya…

Enhancing Brain Cancer Treatment: Biodegradable Ultrasound Holds Promise

In the realm of brain cancer treatment, one of the major challenges lies in effectively delivering chemotherapy drugs through the tightly coiled blood vessels of the brain. However, a groundbreaking development in the form of a biodegradable ultrasound device could…

Blood test can now diagnose Glut1 deficiency syndrome

Glut1 deficiency syndrome is a rare and disabling neurological disease still relatively unknown to the medical community. A mutation in the SLC2A1 gene in affected patients causes the glucose transporter GLUT1 to malfunction. Since this transporter is responsible for the…

How to get a job in marketing being Biotech student?

Transitioning into a marketing career as a biotech student may seem like a daunting task, but with the right approach, it is definitely achievable. Here are some tips on how to get a job in marketing as a biotech student:…

Engineering molecular interactions with machine learning

In 2019, scientists in the joint School of Engineering and School of Life Sciences Laboratory of Protein Design and Immunoengineering (LPDI) led by Bruno Correia developed MaSIF: a machine learning-driven method for scanning millions of protein surfaces within minutes to…

SpyLigation uses light to switch on proteins

Scientists can now use light to activate protein functions both inside and outside of living cells. The new method, called light-activated SpyLigation, can turn on proteins that are normally off to allow researchers to study and control them in more detail….

Can Science Help in Vaccine Hesitancy ?

South Carolina residents were more hesitant than Americans as a whole to receive the COVID-19 vaccine during the fall of 2020, report researchers in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in the Journal of…

Monocytes may be a stable reservoir of HIV

A recent study which is led by Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists and a team of researchers reports the evidence that HIV genome can be found in circulating white blood cells called Monocytes. For this study, the blood samples were taken…

Can CRISPR -CAS identify cancer genes multiple personalities?

Mutations in our genes can lead to severe problems, like colon or liver cancer. But cancer is very complex. Mutations in the same genes can lead to different subtypes of tumors in different people. Currently, scientists don’t have a good…

Ludwig von Beethoven’s genome sheds light on cause of death

In 1802, Ludwig van Beethoven asked his brothers to request that his doctor, J.A. Schmidt, describe his malady—his progressive hearing loss—to the world upon his death so that “as far as possible at least the world will be reconciled to…