CRISPR screen identifies genes, drug targets to protect against SARS-CoV-2 infection

To identify new potential therapeutic targets for SARS-CoV-2, a team of scientists at the New York…

Estimating risk of airborne COVID-19 with mask usage, social distancing

The continued increase in COVID-19 infection around the world has led scientists from many different fields,…

Five things you need to know about bats, disease and coronavirus

Bats are in the limelight these days because they are rumoured to be the source of…

Surprised researchers: Number of leopards in northern China on the rise

Leopards are fascinating animals. In addition to being sublime hunters that will eat nearly anything and…

Tiny golden bullets could help tackle asbestos-related cancers

Gold nanotubes—tiny hollow cylinders one thousandth the width of a human hair—could be used to treat…

The uncertain future of the oceans

The ocean plays a key role in the current climate change, as it absorbs a considerable…

Irregular appearances of glacial and interglacial climate states

During the last 2.6 million years of Earth’s climate has altered between glacial and interglacial states.…

Shifts in flowering phases of plants due to reduced insect density

It still sounds unlikely today, but declines in insect numbers could well make it a frequent…

Solar hydrogen: Let's consider the stability of photoelectrodes

Hydrogen is a versatile fuel that can store and release chemical energy when needed. Hydrogen can…

Super-resolution microscopy and machine learning shed new light on fossil pollen grains

Plant biology researchers at the University of Illinois and computer scientists at the University of California…