Protein Science Best Papers for 2020

The winners of the 2020 Protein Science Best Paper awards are Yu-Ting Huang from National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, and Samuel Junod and Joseph Kelich from Temple University, USA. Dr. Huang, working in the lab of Pei-Fen Liu, made the … Read more

Black Americans report high levels of vaccine hesitancy

Black Americans have a high level of vaccine hesitancy and mistrust of COVID-19 vaccines, including among Black health care workers, according to a new RAND Corporation survey. Those who expressed vaccine hesitancy also showed high levels of overall mistrust in … Read more

Mutant gene-targeted immunotherapy approach developed

A novel focused immunotherapy strategy developed by researchers on the Ludwig Center, the Lustgarten Laboratory, and Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy on the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center employs new antibodies towards genetically altered proteins to focus on cancers. The … Read more

Study examines what makes people susceptible to fake health news

LAWRENCE — A new study from University of Kansas journalism & mass communication researchers examines what influences people to be susceptible to false information about health and argues big tech companies have a responsibility to help prevent the spread of … Read more

Education, interest in alternative medicine associated with believing misinformation

While many people believe misinformation on Facebook and Twitter from time to time, people with lower education or health literacy levels, a tendency to use alternative medicine or a distrust of the health care system are more likely to believe … Read more