The Many Model Systems of COVID-19
The Many Model Systems of COVID-19
Researchers turn to familiar model animals, along with some fresh strategies, to develop countermeasures against SARS-CoV-2 and investigate the biology of infection.
The Many Model Systems of COVID-19
The Many Model Systems of COVID-19

Researchers turn to familiar model animals, along with some fresh strategies, to develop countermeasures against SARS-CoV-2 and investigate the biology of infection.

Researchers turn to familiar model animals, along with some fresh strategies, to develop countermeasures against SARS-CoV-2 and investigate the biology of infection.

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<em>The Scientist&nbsp;</em>Speaks Ep. 15 - The Epigenetic Origins of Allergy and Asthma
The Scientist Speaks Ep. 15 - The Epigenetic Origins of Allergy and Asthma
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Feb 26, 2021
Epigenetic marks acquired from environmental exposures throughout life influence human health and may even transcend generations.
<em>The Scientist&nbsp;</em>Speaks Ep. 13 - The Long Haul: Improving Cardiac Cell Therapy Persistence
The Scientist Speaks Ep. 13 - The Long Haul: Improving Cardiac Cell Therapy Persistence
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jan 26, 2021
Researchers remuscularize the heart after cardiac infarction with stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes and ready-made microvessels.
Michelle Gray Tracks Huntington&rsquo;s in Different Brain Cells
Michelle Gray Tracks Huntington’s in Different Brain Cells
Amanda Heidt | Oct 1, 2020
The University of Alabama at Birmingham neuroscientist aims to determine which cells are most important in prompting the disease’s initiation and progression.
Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage
Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage
Amanda Heidt | Aug 31, 2020
When mice that had suffered a stroke were given blood from a healthy donor, they experienced less tissue and neurological damage.
Noel Rose, Who Demonstrated Autoimmunity Exists, Dies at 92
Noel Rose, Who Demonstrated Autoimmunity Exists, Dies at 92
Amanda Heidt | Aug 10, 2020
The Johns Hopkins University researcher bucked the prevailing idea that the body would not launch an immune response against its own tissues, and in doing so established an entirely new scientific discipline.
A Ticking Time Bomb: Tracing the Origin and Spread of SARS-CoV-2
A Ticking Time Bomb: Tracing the Origin and Spread of SARS-CoV-2
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 30, 2020
Linda Saif will give a historical overview of SARS spillovers from animals to humans, and Neville Sanjana will describe recent work on a SARS-CoV-2 spike protein variant that increases human infectivity.
Image of the Day: Biomimetic Arteries
Image of the Day: Biomimetic Arteries
Amy Schleunes | Apr 6, 2020
A newly engineered synthetic blood vessel offers a novel platform for developing drugs that treat high blood pressure.
Cells&rsquo; Response to SARS-CoV-2 Different from Flu, RSV
Cells’ Response to SARS-CoV-2 Different from Flu, RSV
Abby Olena | Mar 31, 2020
The host transcriptional signature elicited by the coronavirus appears to be less robust and lacks the induction of key antiviral genes.
Animal Facilities Make Tough Decisions as Pandemic Closes Labs
Animal Facilities Make Tough Decisions as Pandemic Closes Labs
Abby Olena | Mar 27, 2020
Many researchers have stopped breeding mice, reduced the size of colonies, and established contingency plans in case animal care staff get sick.