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Mass virus testing in Beijing after new cluster triggers lockdowns

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Mass virus testing in Beijing after new cluster triggers lockdowns Mass virus testing in Beijing after new cluster triggers lockdowns Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Beijing carried out mass testing for the coronavirus on Sunday after a new outbreak in the city that prompted travel warnings across the country amid fears …

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    A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response

    A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response

    A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response Artist’s model of a dendritic cell, based on three-dimensional focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy (FIB-SEM) data. Credit: National Cancer Institute Viruses and other disease-causing microbes influence the type of immune response …

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      Pandemic triggers big swings in prescription drug use

      Pandemic triggers big swings in prescription drug use Pandemic triggers big swings in prescription drug use by Linda A. Johnson This undated image provided by Express Scripts, shows Dr. Glen Stettin, Sr. Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer at Express Scipts. Express Scripts, a top prescription benefit manager with over …

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        Brain circuitry triggers a wanting for what hurts

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        Brain circuitry triggers a wanting for what hurts Brain circuitry triggers a wanting for what hurts Credit: CC0 Public Domain Stimulating the brain’s circuitry related to addiction can create strong desires even for something that hurts. A new University of Michigan study published in Nature Communications used a laser to …

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          Creative insight triggers a neural reward signal

          Creative insight triggers a neural reward signal 1

          Yongtaek Oh, Drexel doctoral candidate and first author of the study, runs an EEG test session. Credit: Drexel University Creativity is one of humanity’s most distinctive abilities and enduring mysteries. Innovative ideas and solutions have enabled our species to survive existential threats and thrive. Yet, creativity cannot be necessary for …

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            Coronavirus triggers work-from-home trend in Seattle

            Coronavirus triggers work-from-home trend in Seattle 3

            An equipment service worker for King County Metro sprays a disinfectant, throughout a metro bus in Seattle, Washington, a new focal point for the coronavirus epidemic Tech firms in Seattle, a new focal point for the coronavirus epidemic, were telling employees this week to take advantage of technology to work …

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              Pre-operative immunotherapy triggers encouraging response in oral cancers

              Pre-operative immunotherapy triggers encouraging response in oral cancers 4

              Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new clinical trial suggests that immunotherapy given before other treatments for oral cavity cancers can elicit an immune response that shrinks tumors, which could provide long-term benefit for patients. Findings will be presented at the 2020 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium, taking place February …

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                Environmental light triggers production of memory proteins in fruit flies

                Environmental light triggers production of memory proteins in fruit flies 6

                Courtship behavior of male fruit flies (left). Light triggers gene expression for memory maintenance (right). Credit: Inami et al., JNeurosci 2020 Maintaining long-term memories requires environmental light, according to research in fruit flies recently published in JNeurosci. Memories begin in a temporary form, which are converted into long term memories …

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