The virus does not infect nerve cells that detect odors, researchers have found. Instead, it attacks nearby supporting cells.
If further study confirms the findings, they could lead to ways to prevent and treat the complex condition.
It’s a never-ending cycle of “Night of the Living Dead-meets-Dracula” in the world of green and leafy things.
Foods like yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut and kombucha increased the diversity of gut microbes and led to lower levels of inflammation.
A team of international researchers has assembled an atlas of microorganisms present in 60 cities around the world.
The study, a tour de force in bioengineering, comes after two decades of research on brain-to-brain synchrony in people.
New research casts doubt on the idea that prior infections with garden-variety coronaviruses might shield some people, particularly children, amid the pandemic.
Several prominent publishers said they did not track the race and ethnicity of the researchers contributing to their platforms.
Instead of addressing genetic mutations, the Crispr machinery prompted cells to lose entire chromosomes.
Octopuses can taste what their arms touch, and scientists have figured out how.
The C.D.C. and leading experts have concluded, using different scientific methods, that as many as 90 percent of Americans are still vulnerable to infection.
The career of the coronavirus so far is, in Darwinian terms, a great success story.
SARS-CoV-2 has been slowly changing in small ways, without getting more dangerous.
New research indicates that human immune system cells are storing information about the coronavirus so they can fight it off again.
Researchers claim that a predominating variant had a “fitness advantage.” But many experts are not persuaded.
The extensive molecular changes that occur during and after working out underscore how consequential activity is for our bodies and health.
Antibodies from Winter, a 4-year-old llama with great eyelashes, have neutralized coronavirus and other infections in lab experiments.