Researchers Find Potential Universal SARS-CoV-2 Therapy

Researchers Find Potential Universal SARS-CoV-2 Therapy

A new neutralizing monoclonal antibody could become an inhaled cocktail for long-term COVID-19 prevention. Researchers have discovered a neutralizing monoclonal antibody that could become a universal therapy for SARS-CoV-2 and all subsequent variants.1 The antibody could also be effective for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome(SARS), Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV), and even common cold versions of … Read more

FIRST LOOK at the Full 2022 D23 Expo Schedule

The full schedule for the 2022 D23 Expo has been released. The Expo takes place in Anaheim, California, this year from September 9 to September 11. Friday, September 9 10:00 a.m. – Sounds Delightful! – An Illustrated Audio Adventure (Walt Disney Archives Stage) 10:15 a.m. – Cesar Millan: Better Human, Better Dog (Hyperion Stage) 10:30 … Read more

Why hamsters can drink more alcohol than any other animal

Big drinkers apparently come in small packages. University of Alaska researchers have discovered that hamsters are the heavyweights of the animal kingdom when it comes to handling their hooch. While the research came out several years back, it’s currently making waves as social media marvels at the fun-size animal’s predilection for liquor. “They love it … Read more

Study suggests BA.5 evolved to induce enhanced inflammation when compared to prior Omicron subvariants

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers evaluated the comparative pathogenicity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron sub-variants BA.1, BA.2, and BA.5, in vitro and live. Study: Comparative pathogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariants including BA.1, BA.2, and BA.5. Image Credit: Dkoi/Shutterstock Background Omicron subvariant BA.5 recently emerged from … Read more