News Releases

November 19, 2018

Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal violence, a recent study found.

November 15, 2018

With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections.

November 8, 2018

For the first time, scientists have created from scratch self-assembling protein filaments built from identical protein subunits that snap together spontaneously to form long, helical, thread-like structures.

November 1, 2018

Medical researchers are increasingly exploring medications used to treat chronic illnesses to see whether they also might stave off cognitive decline.

October 29, 2018

For the first time scientists have successfully designed non-local beta-sheet proteins from scratch.

October 23, 2018

In the United States, one of every five hospitalized people develops acute kidney injury (AKI).  Numerous causes, alone and in concert, can trigger the condition; they include infection, low blood pressure, and reaction to medication.

October 18, 2018

A newly discovered toxin that some bacteria deploy to fend off competing bacteria stands out from others in the battle for microbial domination.  While many deadly substances have been identified among bacteria, this previously unknown toxin beh

October 15, 2018

Almost any schoolchild can tell you: We prevent cavities by brushing our teeth, because that’s how you remove the sticky film containing millions of decay-causing germs.

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