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May 23, 2021

Gene Therapy Continues to Benefit Kids with Immunodeficiency

More than two years after receiving a gene therapy treatment intended to restore immune functioning, 48 kids with severe combined immunodeficiency are healthy, according to a […]
May 23, 2021

Coronavirus Mutations Could Muddle COVID-19 PCR Tests

Changes to the SARS-CoV-2 genome—including some of those found in currently circulating variants—can negatively affect the detection of the virus by reverse transcription (RT) PCR, according […]
May 23, 2021

100-Year-Old Lungs Yield Genetic Samples of 1918 Flu Viruses

Three teenagers—two soldiers and a civilian—were among the 50 million or more estimated casualties of the 1918 influenza A pandemic. However, unlike most people who were killed by […]
May 23, 2021

These climate-friendly microbes recycle carbon without producing methane

Earth’s hot springs and hydrothermal vents are home to a previously unidentified group of archaea. And, unlike similar tiny, single-celled organisms that live deep in sediments […]