Scientists identify “immune cop” that detects SARS-CoV-2

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have identified the sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2 and signals that it’s time to mount an antiviral response.

Fruit flies reveal new insights into space travel’s effect on the heart

Scientists identify protein production changes in the space flies that weren’t on the radar of heart researchers—opening new avenues for the treatment of heart disease on Earth.

World’s first: Drug guides stem cells to desired location, improving their ability to heal

Discovery represents a major milestone for regenerative medicine that could help more people benefit from stem cell therapy.