Nanoparticle drug-delivery system developed to treat brain disorders

Use of the delivery system in mouse models results in unprecedented siRNA penetration across the intact blood brain barrier Technology could offer potential for a variety of human neurological disorders In the past few decades, researchers have identified biological pathways leading to neurodegenerative diseases and developed promising molecular agents to target them. However, the translation…

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A holiday all about drinking and reveling with mobs of strangers — what could go wrong?

First there was Thanksgiving, when some families who gathered for turkey and stuffing also shared the coronavirus, causing cases to spike in some places and further taxing the nation’s already stretched hospitals. Then there was Christmas weekend, when Americans crowded airports in numbers not seen since the start of the pandemic. Anyone who caught the…

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42 People in West Virginia Mistakenly Given Virus Treatment Instead of Vaccine

Forty-two people in Boone County, in southwestern West Virginia, who were scheduled to receive the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday were mistakenly injected with an experimental monoclonal antibody treatment instead, the West Virginia National Guard said on Thursday. None of the 42 recipients has developed any adverse effects so far, the Guard said in a statement.…

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The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020

It’s been well over two years since TikTok arrived in the United States in August 2018, offering a rejoinder to anyone who thought social media had lost its way. The app had everything: social commentary, comedy, crafting, memes, challenges, makeup tutorials and, of course, dances. Even those who weren’t totally sold on it couldn’t avoid…

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Photos From Fashion’s Uncertain Year

Fashion 2020 In any other year, like clockwork, flocks of models, stylists, critics and photographers would migrate around the globe, chasing fashion shows from New York to Paris. Their usual pattern was upended in March, as coronavirus cases began to spike around the world. When in-person shows stopped, fashion photography ground to a halt too.…

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