• This Teen's Discovery of a Protein-Binding Molecule Could Lead to a COVID-19 Cure

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    Anika Chebrolu is 14, and she's already being called America's top young scientist. Earlier in October, the teen from Frisco, TX, won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge, along with a $25,000 prize, for pinpointing a molecule that could lead to a potential cure for COVID-19. According to the competition website, she used, " in-silico methodology for drug discovery to find a molecule that can selectively bind to the Spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in an attempt to find a cure for the COVID-19 pandemic." However, it wasn't always meant for the current pandemic.
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  • Britain to infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus in vaccine challenge trials

    Britain to infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus in vaccine challenge trials

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    British scientists say they will deliberately infect healthy volunteers with COVID-19 in the hope of further speeding the way to a vaccine.
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  • Scientists suggest that anti-malarial drugs could be repurposed to treat COVID-19

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    An international group of researchers believe there is enough evidence that anti-malarial drugs could be repurposed to treat COVID-19 and that they should be assessed for efficacy in clinical trials.
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