Molds damage the lung’s protective barrier to spur…

University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have identified a new way that common Aspergillus molds can induce asthma, by first attacking the protective tissue barrier deep in the lungs. In both mice and humans, an especially strong response to…

Moving beyond “defensive medicine”

Doctors face tough choices during difficult childbirths — often involving the decision of whether to perform a cesarean section operation. And in the background lies a question: To what extent are these medical decisions motivated…

Soap Minimizes Coronavirus Risk

The soap dissolves the fat (lipid) membrane of the virus and falls apart like a card castle thereby becoming inactive. Ramesh Nature | a PhD Candidate for Kansas State University’s Department of Chemistry At this moment,…