An Inhaled Hydrogel Forms a Barrier against COVID

May 9, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

An inhaled bioadhesive hydrogel to shield non-human primates from SARS-CoV-2 infection
“In this work, we [researchers in the UNC/NCSU joint department [MORE]

Molecular Scissors for Dealing with SARS-CoV-

January 17, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scientists have used synthetic biology to create artificial enzymes programmed to target the genetic code of SARS-CoV-2 and destroy the [MORE]

Ominous Evolution of SARS-CoV-2

December 13, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

As Omicron mutates wildly the virus shows first signs of convergent evolution
“These mutations all seemed to be converging in a [MORE]

Red Blood Cell-Based COVID Vaccine

May 31, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Anchoring SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins in Erythro-VLPs
“Here, we [at McMaster University] present a protocol to anchor the SARS-CoV-2 spike (S-) protein [MORE]

At Home Saliva Test for SARS-CoV-2

March 29, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rapidl detection of Sars-Cov-2 in saliva samples
“Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have designed a high-quality assay that can [MORE]

Possible Quantum Sensor for SARS-CoV-2

March 22, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensor based on quantum physics could detect SARS-CoV-2
“Researchers at MIT have designed a quantum sensor to detect SARS-CoV-2. . . [MORE]

Cell Atlas of the Human Eye

March 1, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single-Cell Atlas of the Human Eye
“Scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)’s Institute of Molecular and Cell [MORE]

A Carbon Nanotube Sensor for COVID

January 4, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Carbon Nanotube Sensor Detects SARS-CoV-2 Within 5 Minutes
“Scientists at MIT announced the development of a rapid COVID-19 test that can [MORE]

Heart Organoids Screen for SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Inhibiting Drugs

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human embryonic stem cells derived cardiomyocytes screen SAR-CoV-2
“We [University of Cambridge] outline a screening platform using human embryonic stem cell-derived [MORE]

Ultrafast and Real-Time Nanoplasmonic On-Chip PCR

August 17, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrafast Nanoplasmonic On-Chip PCR
Biophysicists the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Daejeon, ROK) “report ultrafast, real-time, and on-chip nanoplasmonic [MORE]

Electrochemical Device for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2

July 27, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

One second COVID test
“Researchers at the University of Florida and the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan have developed a [MORE]

A Mask that Detects COVID-19 Particles

April 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart facemask detects SARS-CoV-2
Nanoengineers at the University of California at San Diego have created a N95 mask with a sensor [MORE]

Ferritin Nanoparticle COVID-19 Vaccine

March 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spike-funtionalized ferritin vaccines
Ferritin is a blood cell protein and holds and releases iron at a controlled rate.  Here, Stanford scientists [MORE]

Quick Test for SARS-CoV-2 with a Smartphone

February 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rapid test for SARS CoV2 using smart phone
“Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a rapid test for SARS-CoV-2 that uses [MORE]