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Light micrograph of Staphylococcus aureus
How bacteria recognize viral invasion and activate immune defenses
Bacteria have an array of strategies to counter viral invasion, but how they first spot a stranger in their midst has long been a mystery.

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Her scientific breakthrough took 5 years. Getting credit took decades.
Mojsov’s research directly led to blockbuster drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy. She talks about the long quest for proper credit and lessons that can be learned from her experience.

colorful illustration of mitochondria
How the antioxidant glutathione keeps mitochondria healthy
“I believe this is going to be a very fruitful find. Every time people have studied nutrient sensing, we’ve learned a lot about biology, and many drugs have been developed as a result.”

Close-up on a technician analyzing blood samples at the lab
New blood test could offer earlier detection of common deadly cancers
The low-cost multi-cancer detector can pick up the presence of a telltale protein in a tiny amount of blood in less than two hours.

cns with etx ms
The bacteria that may trigger multiple sclerosis
New research suggests that the long sought-after environmental trigger for MS is a toxin produced by certain C. perfringens bacteria.

Latest awards & honors

Jean-Laurent Casanova receives the Maria I. New International Prize
October 31, 2023
Eric D. Siggia honored with the Max Delbruck Prize
October 24, 2023

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Knowable Magazine
The Remaining Frontiers in Fighting Hepatitis C
October 30, 2023
The New York Times Magazine
The Animals Are Talking. What Does It Mean?
September 20, 2023
Her Work Paved the Way for Blockbuster Obesity Drugs. Now, She’s Fighting for Recognition
September 8, 2023
Scientific American
Blood Clotting Proteins Might Help Predict Long COVID Brain Fog
September 1, 2023

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