Can people vaccinated against COVID-19 still spread the coronavirus?

Can people vaccinated against COVID-19 still spread the coronavirus?

dWeb.News Article from Sanjay Mishra, Project Coordinator & Staff Scientist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Vaccinated people are well protected from getting sick, but could they inadvertently transmit the coronavirus? Noam Galai/Getty Images Entertainment via Getty Images Takeaways: Vaccines can be great at preventing you from getting sick, while at the same time not…

New research supports pridopidine’s neuroprotective properties in Huntington’s Disease models

dWeb.News Article from News Release 25-May-2021 New research supports pridopidine’s neuroprotective properties in Huntington’s Disease models Prilenia Research News Newly published papers further elucidate the mechanisms underlying pridopidine’s neuroprotective properties through activation of the Sigma-1 Receptor (S1R). Pridopidine enhances mitochondrial function and reduces mHTT-induced ER stress, which are impaired in HD, mediated by the S1R….

Narcissistic people aren’t just full of themselves – new research finds they’re more likely to be aggressive and violent

Narcissistic people aren’t just full of themselves – new research finds they’re more likely to be aggressive and violent

dWeb.News Article from Brad Bushman, Professor of Communication and Psychology, The Ohio State University People who think they are superior have no qualms about attacking those they regard as inferior. Sigrid Olsson/PhotoAlto Agency RF Collections via Getty Images The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea We recently reviewed…

Fast computers, 5G networks and radar that passes through walls are bringing ‘X-ray vision’ closer to reality

Fast computers, 5G networks and radar that passes through walls are bringing ‘X-ray vision’ closer to reality

dWeb.News Article from Aly Fathy, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee Seeing through walls has long been a staple of comics and science fiction. Something like it could soon be a reality. Paul Gilligan/Photodisc via Getty Images Within seconds after reaching a city, earthquakes can cause immense destruction: Houses crumble, high-rises turn to rubble,…

Verizon is giving some subscribers a free year of Apple Arcade or Google Play Pass

Verizon is giving some subscribers a free year of Apple Arcade or Google Play Pass

dWeb.News Article from Jacob Siegal Competition for phone service is as fierce as it has ever been, and with the proliferation of 5G just around the corner, many consumers are going to decide in the next few years whether or not they want to stick with their carriers. Verizon is clearly aware of this because…

A new Netflix service unlike anything it’s offered before may have just leaked

A new Netflix service unlike anything it’s offered before may have just leaked

dWeb.News Article from Chris Smith Netflix is the world’s most popular streaming service because it was the first company to achieve such incredible scale. For a monthly fee, users get access to plenty of original Netflix content as well as TV shows and movies that Netflix licenses from other studios. This simple home entertainment recipe…

Sterilizing skeeters

dWeb.News Article from News Release 24-May-2021 Sterilizing skeeters Researchers are first to create sterile male mosquitoes using CRISPER/Cas9 University of California – Santa Barbara Research News Mosquitoes are one of humanity’s greatest nemeses, estimated to spread infections to nearly 700 million people per year and cause more than one million deaths. UC Santa Barbara Distinguished…

Collective data rights can stop big tech from obliterating privacy

dWeb.News Article from Martin Tisne Every person engaged with the networked world constantly creates rivers of data. We do this in ways we are aware of, and ways that we aren’t. Corporations are eager to take advantage. Take, for instance, NumberEight, a startup, that, according to Wired, “helps apps infer user activity based on data…

Colorado Lawmakers Wage Multifront Assault on High Drug Costs

Colorado Lawmakers Wage Multifront Assault on High Drug Costs

dWeb.News Article from Markian Hawryluk DENVER — Tired of waiting for federal action to reduce prescription drug costs, Colorado is acting on its own — even if it must do so with one arm tied behind its back. Unable to set prices or change patent protections, the state is exploring creative legislative and administrative approaches…

Obesity protects against death in severe bacterial infection

Obesity protects against death in severe bacterial infection

dWeb.News Article from News Release 24-May-2021 Obesity protects against death in severe bacterial infection University of Gothenburg Research News IMAGE: Åsa Alsiö and Gunnar Jacobsson, University of Gothenburg and Skaraborg Hospital view more Credit: Photo by Elin Lindström, photo: private For many diseases, overweight and obesity are risk factors. But now a study shows that…

UBCO researchers examine how pandemics impact the homeless

dWeb.News Article from News Release 25-May-2021 UBCO researchers examine how pandemics impact the homeless Forgotten population becomes more so during time of crises and disease University of British Columbia Okanagan campus Research News A team of UBC Okanagan researchers is looking at strategies that could help the homeless during a pandemic. John Graham, director of…

Delivering “serendipity”: Seemingly random product discovery, aided by technology

dWeb.News Article from News Release 25-May-2021 Delivering “serendipity”: Seemingly random product discovery, aided by technology News from the Journal of Marketing American Marketing Association Research News Researchers from University of Sydney, University of Florida, and Rutgers University published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines the role of serendipity in customer satisfaction…

OIST and Beyond Next Ventures tie in a new innovation hub

dWeb.News Article from News Release 25-May-2021 OIST and Beyond Next Ventures tie in a new innovation hub Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Science Business Announcement The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (“OIST”) and Beyond Next Ventures (“BNV”) announced on May 25 a new partnership to invest in deep-tech…

Implantable piezoelectric polymer improves controlled release of drugs

Implantable piezoelectric polymer improves controlled release of drugs

dWeb.News Article from News Release 24-May-2021 Implantable piezoelectric polymer improves controlled release of drugs Repeated tests showed a similar amount of drug release per activation, confirming robust control of release rate University of California – Riverside Research News IMAGE: An implantable piezoelectric nanofiber polymer membrane delivers precise amounts of drugs under mechanical force. view more…

Chemical changes to peptide siRNA-carrier enhance gene silencing for future cancer drugs

Chemical changes to peptide siRNA-carrier enhance gene silencing for future cancer drugs

dWeb.News Article from News Release 24-May-2021 Chemical changes to peptide siRNA-carrier enhance gene silencing for future cancer drugs MUSC Hollings Cancer Center researchers improve peptide siRNA drug carriers for use as a novel cancer treatment Medical University of South Carolina Research News IMAGE: Dr. Andrew Jakymiw and his team found a peptide carrier with heightened…

Ludwig Cancer research study finds way to revive potent immune cells for cancer therapy

Ludwig Cancer research study finds way to revive potent immune cells for cancer therapy

dWeb.News Article from News Release 24-May-2021 Ludwig Cancer research study finds way to revive potent immune cells for cancer therapy Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Research News IMAGE: Associate Member of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Lausanne view more Credit: Ludwig Cancer Research MAY 24, 2021, NEW YORK – A Ludwig Cancer Research study…

Rubisco proton production can enhance CO2 acquisition

Rubisco proton production can enhance CO2 acquisition

dWeb.News Article from News Release 24-May-2021 Rubisco proton production can enhance CO2 acquisition Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Research News IMAGE: Figure 1. Carboxysome evolution pathways view more Credit: Ben Long || The Australian National University Rubisco is arguably the most abundant–and most important–protein on Earth. This enzyme…

“Scuba-diving” lizards use bubble attached to snout to breathe underwater

“Scuba-diving” lizards use bubble attached to snout to breathe underwater

dWeb.News Article from News Release 25-May-2021 “Scuba-diving” lizards use bubble attached to snout to breathe underwater Binghamton University Research News IMAGE: Anolis lizard rebreathes exhaled air underwater using a bubble clinging to their snouts. view more Credit: Lindsey Swierk BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – A team of evolutionary biologists including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of…