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malaria

Scientists Capture Images of Antibodies Working Together Against Malaria

Scientists investigating how the human immune system defends against malaria have uncovered a rare phenomenon: antibodies working together to bind to a vulnerable spot...
drug delivery

Life-Saving Medicines Grow from Fundamental Chemistry, Win Gates Foundation Backing

But Gates Foundation officials posed a new challenge: They wanted to use the technology to produce pediatric drugs to combat widespread killers in the...
HIV Infectionsvideo

Duke-Led Team Develops More Accurate Tool to Track New HIV Infections

Researchers at theDuke Human Vaccine Institute have led an effort to develop a more accurate way to gauge the incidence of HIV infections in...
jaundice detectorvideo

NEST360º’s Low-Cost Jaundice Detector Passes First Test in Africa

The first clinical study of a low-cost, hand-held jaundice detector invented by Rice University students couldn’t have come at a better time for NEST360°,...
HIV infection

NIH Launches HIV Prevention Trial of Long-Acting Injectable Medication in Sexually...

The first large-scale clinical trial of a long-acting injectable medication for HIV prevention in sexually active women has begun. The study in southern and...
fingerprints

‘Last Mile’ Fingerprints

We think that the technology we’re developing can make a big, measurable difference in delivering healthcare.Toby NormanThe popular conception of fingerprinting often stems from...
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New Cell Model to Help Test Reproductive Disease Therapies

Kevin Osteen, Ph.D., Pierre Soupart Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and his team at the Women’s Reproductive Health Research Center have developed a three-dimensional...
cassava

Cassava Is Genetically Decaying, Putting Staple Crop at Risk

For breeders of cassava, a staple food for hundreds of millions in the tropics, producing improved varieties has been getting harder over time. A...
bacterial detection

A New Toolkit for Rapid Bacterial Detection

Finding the right treatment plan for patients who have antibiotic-resistant infections is a costly and time-consuming effort. For doctors in rural areas or developing...
laser pulsesvideo

Imaging at the Speed of Light

Tiny micro- and nanoscale structures within a material’s surface are invisible to the naked eye, but play a big role in determining a material’s...
Neglected Tropical Disease

New Research Addresses Complexity of Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control

The University of Notre Dame’s Edwin Michael, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and member of theEck Institute for Global Health, is on the cutting...
poverty

Mobile Phone and Satellite Data to Map Poverty

An international team has, for the first time, developed a way of combining anonymised data from mobile phones and satellite imagery data to create...
anaemia

‘The Iron Lady’ And the Paradox of Treating Anaemia

The global burden of iron deficiency anaemia hasn’t changed in the past 20 years, particularly in children and women of reproductive age Dora PereiraThere’s a...
elephantiasis

Research Reveals a Triple-drug Regimen That Could Eliminate Elephantiasis

A collaborative modeling study among three research groups, including Edwin Michael’s laboratory in the Department of Biological Sciences, reveals that a triple-drug regimen could...
vaccine

More Efficient Vaccine Production

Many vaccines contain viruses that are inactivated to prevent them from harming recipients. This is generally achieved by adding chemicals. Fraunhofer scientists are taking...
Parasitic wormsvideo

UO-made Tool Ready to Take on Disease-causing Worms

Parasitic worms that go from the soil into humans and pet hosts may soon receive their eviction notices thanks to progress by UO researchers.Testing...
malaria

‘Origami’ Rapid Malaria Test Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant

An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers at Vanderbilt University headed by Stevenson Professor of Chemistry David Wright has designed a new kind of...
Gene

Gene That Determines Floral Sex May Be Key to New Hybrid...

A Yale University-led team of scientists has discovered a key gene in that controls the sex of maize flowers — a discovery that could...
Antibodies

Antibodies from Ebola Survivors Neutralize Virus, Protect Against Infection in Lab...

A study by scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center, in collaboration with the biotechnology company Atreca, Inc., has found that antibodies generated from the...