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Protein Blobs Linked to Alzheimer’s Affect Aging in All Cells | Quanta Magazine

Protein Blobs Linked to Alzheimer’s Affect Aging in All Cells | Quanta Magazine

The Stanford team conducted an extensive analysis of the proteins in killifish at various stages of youth and maturity. In the aging killifish, they discovered protein aggregates in all the tissues that they looked at: not only the brain but also the heart, gut, liver, muscle, skin and testis. More than half of the aggregating …

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An Immunologist Fights Covid with Tweets and a Nasal Spray | Quanta Magazine

An Immunologist Fights Covid with Tweets and a Nasal Spray | Quanta Magazine

In the United States and some other countries, the Covid-19 pandemic has entered a paradoxical stage in which the coronavirus has evolved into a highly contagious variant and sent cases soaring, but the public’s attitude has evolved toward indifference, deflating precautionary measures. Immunologists like Akiko Iwasaki of the Yale School of Medicine, keenly aware that …

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