Tag Archives: Scientists

Allergies are on the rise – here’s how to help scientists find out why

If you experience seasonal allergies, you can track your symptoms to help researchers investigate their environmental triggers, finds Layal Liverpool Health 28 April 2021 By Layal Liverpool Science Photo Library/Alamy APRIL showers bring May flowers, or so the saying goes. But those beautiful spring blooms – and their plentiful pollen – mean sneezing, runny noses… Read More »

‘Concerned’ scientists funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook to tamp down on incendiary speech

Scientists who receive funding from Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), have urged the Facebook CEO to do more to stem the spread of misinformation and incendiary speech on the social network.  The letter, which is addressed to Zuckerberg from scientists who are currently or were previously backed by CZI, was published… Read More »

Scientists uncover the process behind protein mutations that impact gut health, Crohn’s Disease and inflammatory bowel disease

By Ana Gajic A new study led by researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Canada and Zhejiang University School of Medicine in China has uncovered why a protein mutation that causes inflammatory bowel diseases is dysfunctional. Published today in Science, the research focused on nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-containing protein 1 and… Read More »