New technology can detect anti-virus antibody in 20 minutes

Date: May 22, 2020 Source 1: Hokkaido University Source 2: www.sciencedaily.com Summary: Researchers have succeeded in detecting anti-avian influenza virus antibody in blood serum within 20 minutes, using a portable analyzer they have developed to conduct rapid on-site bio tests. Read More …

Scientists regenerate neurons in mice with spinal cord injury and optic nerve damage

Date: April 30, 2020 Source 1: Temple University Health System Source 2: www.sciencedaily.com Summary: Each year thousands of patients face life-long losses in sensation and motor function from spinal cord injury and related conditions in which axons are badly damaged Read More …

Designer virus’ is first new oral polio vaccine in 50 years

Phase 1 trial shows promise for completion of stalled eradication effort; offers lessons for COVID-19 vaccine development Date: April 23, 2020 Source 1: University of California – San Francisco Source 2: www.sciencedaily.com Summary: Virologists report promising Phase 1 clinical results Read More …