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Study identifies animal species that may be susceptible to coronavirus

tSARS-CoV-2 enters our cells by binding with ACE2 receptors.tA study finds many animals may provide a similar point of entry for the infection.tCOVID-19 has...

Pulmonary fibrosis treatment shows proof of principle

A pre-clinical study led by scientists at Cincinnati Children's demonstrates that in mice the drug barasertib reverses the activation of fibroblasts that...

Temple scientists identify key factor regulating abnormal heart growth

(Philadelphia, PA) - The human heart is like a sponge, able to expand and grow, increasing its capacity to take up blood....

MRI scan used for heart disease could also pick out aggressive...

A type of smart MRI scan used in people with heart disease could help assess whether children's cancers are especially aggressive and spot early...

Genetics could help diagnose diabetes in Indians, study shows

Genetics could help diagnose diabetes in Indians, study showsA new way of using genetics to diagnose diabetes could pave the way for better diagnosis...

Plant cell gatekeepers’ diversity could be key to better crops

Scientists have shed new light on how the network of gatekeepers that controls the traffic in and out of plant cells works,...

Researchers model human stem cells to identify degeneration in glaucoma

More than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, a serious eye condition causing vision loss. Using human stem cell models, researchers at Indiana...

uOttawa researchers discover new sex hormone

When University of Ottawa biologists Kim Mitchell and Vance Trudeau began studying the effects of gene mutations in zebrafish, they uncovered new functions...

New bat species discovered — cousins of the ones suspected in...

Bats play a huge but poorly understood role in humans' lives--they pollinate our crops, eat disease-carrying mosquitos, and carry diseases themselves. But...

The origin of feces: CoproID reliably predicts sources of ancient poop

The archaeological record is littered with feces, a potential goldmine for insights into ancient health and diet, parasite evolution, and the ecology...