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TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – An Air Force invention could be key to reducing the amount of airborne microbes — like viruses, bacteria and mold spores — inside buildings and homes. In 2009, the U.S. Air Force submitted a patent application for an invention that coats surfaces with a protective finish, killing toxins on …

Verma WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A team of researchers at Purdue University has received $1 million in funding to help reduce the time it takes to detect bovine respiratory disease in beef and dairy cattle. Mohit Verma, who serves as an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue, is helping lead a team …

The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Tucson, Ariz. Courtesy photo UA News: TUCSON, Ariz. — A University of Arizona College of Pharmacy scientist has received $3.8 million in federal funding to continue research to develop medications to help prevent or reverse the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Chris Hulme, PhD, professor of pharmacology and …

Researchers from the Penn Institute of Immunology discovered three distinct immune responses to the SARS-CoV-2 infection that could help predict the trajectory of disease in severe COVID-19 patients and may ultimately inform how to best treat them.The findings were published in Science. “For patients who are hospitalized with COVID-19, there isn’t just one way …

Frost & Sullivan IDs Five New Technologies to Power Research Across Preclinical Disease Models When the CEOs of young, innovative biotech companies discuss how their new technologies came to be, they almost inevitably mention a convergence of technologies that was pivotal in transforming an idea into a therapeutic, diagnostic, tool or instrument. Their discussions typically …

New technologies capable of sequencing single molecules in fine detail will help scientists better understand the mechanisms of rare nucleotides thought to play an important role in the progression of some diseases. A review paper, led by a scientist at the University of Birmingham, describes how emerging sequencing technologies will transform our understanding of these …

Carson City Health and Human Services Carson City Health and Human Services is reporting 13 new positive cases and 13 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region for Tuesday, June 30. This brings the total number of cases to 346, with 243 recoveries and seven deaths, 96 cases remain active. The new cases are:— …

Griffith University researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new technology with multiple applications – fast-tracking disease diagnosis, such as COVID-19, reducing plastic waste and for use in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Published in AIP Advances, the technology encapsulates tiny droplets with a diameter smaller than a hair strand. These microcapsules for the storage and delivery …

Tokyo — New lighting technology being pioneered in the U.S. and Japan may help to make riding the subway, going to school or moving through other public spaces as safe as a walk around the living room, despite the threat of coronaviruses and other pathogens. The idea is to suffuse indoor areas with continuous, low doses …

Sedentary behaviors, poor sleep and questionable food choices are major contributors of chronic disease, including diabetes, anxiety, heart disease and many cancers. But what if we could prevent these through the power of smart technologies? In a new University of South Australia research project announced today and funded by $1,118,593 from the Medical Research Future …