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Network scientists identify 40 new drugs to test against COVID-19

Credit: Albert-László Barabási/BarabasiLab 2019 Northeastern researchers have identified 40 new potential drugs that could treat COVID-19. The findings, reported via Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Science Research on Wednesday, come from a modeling tool for infection dynamics based on network science—complex math, physics, and computing. The toolset mapped the way …

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Scientists shows AIDS vaccine candidate successfully ‘primes’ immune system

An HIV-infected cell. Credit: NIAID New research led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Rockefeller University shows in mice that an experimental vaccine candidate designed at TSRI can stimulate the immune system activity necessary to stop HIV infection. The findings could provide …

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Possible coronavirus drug identified by Australian scientists

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A collaborative study led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world kills the virus within 48 hours. The Monash Biomedicine Discovery …

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