» Yeast and bacteria together biosynthesize plant hormones for weed control
Plants regulate their growth using hormones, including a group called strigolactones that prevent excessive budding and branching. Strigolactones also help plant roots form symbiotic relationships with microorganisms that allow the plant...
» Infants exposed to domestic violence have poorer cognitive development
Infants coming from homes with domestic violence often go on to have worse academic outcomes in school due to neurodevelopmental lags and a higher risk for a variety of health issues, including gastrointestinal distress, trouble eating a...
» Allergies to mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines rare, generally mild, study finds
Allergic reactions to the new mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are rare, typically mild and treatable, and they should not deter people from becoming vaccinated, according to researchers.
» Discovery highlights the complex lifestyles of frontline immune cells
Researchers have made a surprise discovery about how immune 'sentinel' cells are maintained, which could have implications for drugs in development for treating cancer.
» Brain microstructural damage related to cognitive dysfunction and steroid medication in lupus patients
Researchers attempted to unravel such mechanisms by adopting non-invasive diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the brains of SLE patients, particularly the white matter, coupled with computerized neuropsychological assessm...