Extended time in space weakens astronauts' bones, so scientists are working to better understand how bone senses and responds to the usual forces placed upon it with the goal of keeping their bones strong.
Using simulations, a team of researchers in the U.S. found that the glycan at position N343 of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein’s receptor-binding domain (RBD) helps in its opening. A mechanism that aids its binding to the host cell receptor.
Endothelial SARS-CoV-2 infection induces proinflammatory responses without supporting viral amplification, finds study
A team of scientists from Australia and Brazil recently investigated the involvement of endothelial cells in the pathogenesis of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection.
Incarcerated people do not lose their First Amendment rights while locked up. Yet correctional facilities across the country routinely restrict materials that prisoners can access using unconstitutional, arbitrary rules governing everything from the item’s construction to its content. We’ve fought
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about an international effort to uncover the biology of its causative agent, SARS-CoV-2, and to develop effective and safe antivirals to contain and treat the infection. A new study by a team
Researchers optimize a novel process for the efficient conversion of carbon emissions into useful chemicals like acetate using microbes
Both climate change and forest management have been blamed for wildfire hazards increasing across western North America, but the relative influence of these drivers is still heavily debated. The results of a recent study show that in some ecosystems, human-caused
A North Carolina man said he wouldn't have won a $10 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket if he hadn't run low on gas while on his way to buy a completely different ticket.
Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday he was being a "good dad" by accompanying his daughters on a trip to Cancun, Mexico, after facing backlash for leaving Texas as millions of his constituents were without power and water.
A home for sale in Massachusetts is gaining attention online because of its unusual location: It's on a boat, but it's "not a houseboat."
South Carolina’s governor has signed a bill banning most abortions, one of his top priorities since he took office more than four years ago.