Researchers engineer antibodies to fight Ebola

Researchers engineer antibodies to fight Ebola

Researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases and Albert Einstein College of Medicine may have discovered a new treatment for Ebola, reported Stat. The research team produced antibodies that successfully protected lab mice from the Sudan and Zaire Ebola virus species. Collectively, these two versions of the virus are responsible for 

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Can algorithms transform medicine

Can algorithms transform medicine?

Algorithms power the background processes of modern life. They dictate action on the trading floor, guide motorists through morning traffic and unite unsuspecting soul mates. Soon, they will transform medicine. Over the past decade, medical researchers and computer scientists have slowly integrated the algorithm into clinical culture. Currently, they are commonly used to run large-scale 

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Your Predictions for Sciences Next Leap Forward

Your Predictions for Science’s Next Leap Forward

At Kerafast, our mission is to create a global community of scientists advancing research by facilitating access to unique bioreagents. This February, as Leap Day approached, we began thinking about how scientific research will advance before the next Leap Year in 2020. We therefore asked the Kerafast community for input, posing the question: “What do 

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Rare Disease Day at the Massachusetts State House

Rare Disease Day at the Massachusetts State House

Every year, the last day in February is designated as Rare Disease Day in the United States to recognize the nearly 7,000 diseases that each affect less than 200,000 Americans annually. Though individually rare, when taken together, rare diseases affect nearly 30 million Americans – or about one in ten people. To celebrate Rare Disease 

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