The Achilles heel of the coronavirus

Viruses require the resources of an infected cell to replicate and then infect further cells, and transfer to other individuals. One essential step in the viral life cycle is the production of new viral proteins based on the instructions in the viral RNA genome. Following these construction plans, the cell’s own protein synthesis machine, called…

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Immunocompromised pediatric patients showed T-cell activity and humoral immunity against SARS-CoV-2

According to data from a cohort of adult and pediatric patients with antibody deficiencies, patients that often fail to make protective immune responses to infections and vaccinations showed robust T-cell activity and humoral immunity against SARS-CoV-2 structural proteins. The new study, led by researchers at Children’s National Hospital, is the first to demonstrate a robust…

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The Launch: May’s Hottest Fashion Drops

The weather is slowly but surely heating up, and spring fashion is following suit. From Prada’s new collection emphasizing sustainable denim to Ray-Ban’s retro re-release, watch this space for the month’s newest and most anticipated fashion collaborations, launches, and products. FENDI Launches FF Vertigo Capsule in Collaboration with Sarah Coleman Who: Fendi What: FF Vertigo…

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Change Can Happen

Welcome. I’m ready for the living room to be the living room again, and not the living/working/exercising/languishing room it’s been for the past 14 months. We’ve been demanding a lot of our rooms during the pandemic, stretching them to accommodate activities usually assigned to schools, gyms, movie theaters and offices. The rooms have complied, groaning…

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