Why Some COVID-19 Cases Are Worse than Others
Why Some COVID-19 Cases Are Worse than Others
Emerging data as well as knowledge from the SARS and MERS coronavirus outbreaks yield some clues as to why SARS-CoV-2 affects some people worse than others.
Why Some COVID-19 Cases Are Worse than Others
Why Some COVID-19 Cases Are Worse than Others

Emerging data as well as knowledge from the SARS and MERS coronavirus outbreaks yield some clues as to why SARS-CoV-2 affects some people worse than others.

Emerging data as well as knowledge from the SARS and MERS coronavirus outbreaks yield some clues as to why SARS-CoV-2 affects some people worse than others.

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The Biology of Suicidal Thoughts in PTSD PatientsThe Biology of Suicidal Thoughts in PTSD Patients
The Biology of Suicidal Thoughts in PTSD Patients
Catherine Offord | Sep 1, 2019
Researchers link levels of a receptor in the brain to suicidal ideation in people with post-traumatic stress disorder.
How K2 and Other Synthetic Cannabinoids Got Their Start in the Lab
How K2 and Other Synthetic Cannabinoids Got Their Start in the Lab
Ashley Yeager | Nov 27, 2018
Originally intended for basic neuroscience research, the drugs were ultimately hijacked for illicit recreational use.
Image of the Day: Electrify
Image of the Day: Electrify
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 9, 2018
Researchers have identified what makes synapses strong or weak in fruit flies.
Migraine Drug Wins EU Approval
Migraine Drug Wins EU Approval
Ashley Yeager | Jul 31, 2018
Aimovig will soon be available for individuals who have four or more migraines a month.
“Public” T-Cell Receptors From Resistant People Fend Off HIV
“Public” T-Cell Receptors From Resistant People Fend Off HIV
Shawna Williams | Jun 8, 2018
The receptors, found in so-called elite controllers who don’t need medications to keep the virus in check, suggest a new path toward immunotherapy.
Genetic Adaptation to Cold Brought Migraines With It
Genetic Adaptation to Cold Brought Migraines With It
Viviane Callier | May 3, 2018
Humans living in higher latitudes tend to have a variant of a gene involved in sensing cold temperatures, but it comes with a cost.  
Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide
Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
A single receptor on natural killer cells recognizes an amino acid sequence conserved across Zika, dengue, and related pathogens.
How Poison Frogs Avoid Poisoning Themselves
How Poison Frogs Avoid Poisoning Themselves
Abby Olena | Sep 21, 2017
Amphibians resist their own chemical defenses with amino acid modifications in the sequence for a target receptor.
How Immune Receptors Got into Mouse Noses
How Immune Receptors Got into Mouse Noses
Shawna Williams | Aug 31, 2017
A study traces proteins’ evolution from the immune to the olfactory system.