Latest research findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
Scientists are racing to develop better ways to detect emerging SARS-CoV-2 strains among the high number of diagnosed infections.
Researchers found that the soft, cartilaginous tissue in mice’s spines becomes hardened and Swiss cheese-like with age, allowing for painful nerves to infiltrate. The holes could be an opening for researchers to develop drugs to stop the painful nerve growth.
COVID-19 vaccines have officially arrived at health care centers and nursing homes all over the country. As the vaccines become widely available, learn more about the science behind them.
Why do some people with COVID-19 lose their sense of smell? Researchers believe it could be because the virus first enters through a certain type of cell in our noses.
Just in time for holiday shopping, when you might be thinking about giving one of the popular genetic test kits, Johns Hopkins Medicine genetic counselors provide an in-depth look behind at-home testing.
Glutamate binds to three families of receptors. However, GluD, a fourth receptor family, does not bind to glutamate, nor does it seem to have a role in opening ion channels, leaving scientists glued to the question: What does the GluD receptor do?
Neuroeconomist Daeyeol Lee discusses his new book and the development of artificial intelligence, asking 'Will AI ever surpass human intelligence?'
In a recent study, researchers found that humans are turning i n v i s i b l e.
The first in a series of short essays act as “signposts” to highlight historical research on prior responses to rapidly spreading disease among populations. Exploring the world’s previous experience with epidemics and pandemics, these posts aim to help a general audience learn how past responses offer enduring lessons for the future.
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