3D illustration showing neurons inside the brain
Experimental Pill to Treat Parkinson’s Is Safe, Trial Finds
Testing in animals and lab-grown cells suggests the experimental drug could enhance the function of lysosomes within cells.
Experimental Pill to Treat Parkinson’s Is Safe, Trial Finds
Experimental Pill to Treat Parkinson’s Is Safe, Trial Finds

Testing in animals and lab-grown cells suggests the experimental drug could enhance the function of lysosomes within cells.

Testing in animals and lab-grown cells suggests the experimental drug could enhance the function of lysosomes within cells.

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An Introduction to Enzymes
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Discover how enzymes work and why they're an integral part of scientific laboratories.
Infographic: Light Triggers Photocage Opening, Apoptosis Inhibition
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2021
Researchers develop a caspase inhibitor that only works after being irradiated with UV light, giving them control over apoptosis in human cells.
Light-Activated Molecules Stop Apoptosis at the Flip of a Switch
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2021
A new inhibitor gives researchers the ability to control programmed cell death in cultured human T cells.
Image of the Day: Coronavirus in 3D
Amy Schleunes | Mar 25, 2020
At Bessy II, a synchrotron radiation facility in Berlin, scientists use X-rays to study the structure of SARS-CoV-2.
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An enzyme blocker is highly effective at treating intestinal parasitic infection in mice.
Researchers Develop a Drug Against the Common Cold
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In an in vitro study, the compound completely blocked the replication of rhinoviruses.
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The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2012 issue of The Scientist.