Women vaccinated against COVID-19 transfer SARS-CoV-2 antibodies to their breastfed infants, potentially giving their babies passive immunity against the coronavirus, according to University of Massachusetts Amherst research.
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- NIH/National Institutes of Health
D. Sarah Stamps, an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences, part of the Virginia Tech College of Science wants to put her expertise in continental rifting to find the villain. Stamps recently was awarded a $3 million National Science Foundation grant for the DRIAR project (that’s short for Dry Rifting In the Albertine-Rhino Graben, Uganda) to help spur her efforts.
- National Science Foundation
A collaborative project to 3D-print medical devices that was made possible by Virginia Tech’s strong network of trailblazers could open doors to bioinnovation now that it has received federal funding.
- NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
What The Study Did: This study found significant increases in the frequency and severity of emergency department visits due to cannabis exposures among children after the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, with the findings suggesting that the introduction of legal edible cannabis products being a key factor.
- JAMA Network Open
When elderly people stay active, their brains have more of a class of proteins that enhances the connections between neurons to maintain healthy cognition, a UC San Francisco study has found.
- NIH/National Institutes of Health, NIH/National Institutes of Health, NIH/National Institutes of Health, UCSF ADRC, Alzheimer's Association
Scientists develop plant-based “hairy nanocrystals” to remove excess chemotherapy drugs from the blood. The nanocrystals have proven to remove the drugs at effective levels and in a sustained manner. These nanocrystals have the potential for other applications, as well, such as retrieving valuable elements from electronic waste.
- Materials Today Chemistry