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  • Revealing the Longevity Secrets of Greenland Sharks: Insights into Anti-Aging and Heart Health

    July 09, 2024
    Recent experimental research has highlighted that muscle metabolic activity may be pivotal in the remarkable longevity of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus), the world’s longest-living vertebrate species. These insights could inform conservation strategies for this vulnerable species amidst ...
  • Breakthrough Vaccine Booster Discovered: PVP-037 Promises Enhanced Immunity for All Ages

    July 09, 2024
    For over a decade, Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, and David Dowling, PhD, at Boston Children’s Hospital's Precision Vaccines Program, have been working to improve vaccine efficacy with the help of adjuvants. These compounds enhance immune responses, aiming to make vaccines more effective, especially for the ...
  • Repurposed Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Fighting COVID-19

    July 09, 2024
    Researchers at the University of California San Diego have found that a molecule previously identified in cancer research plays a critical role in the immune response to COVID-19. The molecule, PI3K gamma, facilitates the entry of inflammatory myeloid cells into lung tissue infected with SARS-CoV-2,...
  • CO2 Concentration Impacts Temperature More than Previously Thought

    June 25, 2024
    A new study finds that a doubling of the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere could cause an increase in the average temperature of earth from 7 to as much as 14 degrees. These findings, published in Nature Communications, represent a temperature rise that is much larger than previously estimated.
  • AI Predicts Toxic 'Blue-Green Tides'

    June 21, 2024
    A team of Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists plan to use artificial intelligence modeling to forecast, and better understand, a growing threat to water caused by toxic algal blooms. Fueled by climate change and rising water temperatures, these harmful algal blooms, or HABs, have grown in ...
  • New Subgroups Identified in Gestational Diabetes Research to Enhance Personalized Therapy

    June 20, 2024
    Patients with gestational diabetes show different disease progressions and therefore require personalized treatment measures. An international research team led by MedUni Vienna has now identified three subgroups of the disease with different treatment needs. The results of the study, recently ...