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Spider Silk Protein Fixes Structure of Anti-Cancer Protein

Dealing with all the various forms of cancer is an ongoing medical trial of trying to push a boulder up a very steep hill. While progress is often very clearly and obviously being made, it is still a struggle to make advancements and no one single treatment is often good enough to solve the problem […]

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What Is R0, Virulence, And What This Means For Covid

The field of study involving infectious diseases is complex. There‚Äôs no reason to downplay that fact. There are a huge amount of variables to consider when dealing with disease outbreaks and differences between viral, bacterial, parasitic, and other disease-causing vectors are immense. But at the same time, one of the goals of epidemiology and immunology […]

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Tumors Targeted In Novel Cisgenic CAR T-Cell Cancer Immunotherapy

The fight against the many forms of cancer has been a long and ongoing battle, with each different type requiring a novel and targeted solution to defeat. Generalized treatments have arisen over time, with the likes of CAR T-cell therapy, but there are still numerous hurdles depending on the cancer being dealt with. Before that […]

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Phage-Coated Microparticles Treats Lung Conditions Like Cystic Fibrosis

The methods available to treat bacterial infections are many. But among those with any real and lasting effectiveness, their usage is limited. Antibiotics were once the Holy Grail of medicine to deal with devastating diseases that wiped out entire populations. With them, these suffering conditions were almost entirely wiped out and the populace began to […]