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Fighting COVID-19 With Bioinformatics (VIDEO)

As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, bioinformaticians like Dr. Sebastian Maurer-Stroh are helping us make sense of SARS-CoV-2’s continuing evolution.

Mutation Making SARS-CoV-2 Milder Identified

The ∆382 mutation in the open reading frame 8 region of the SARS-CoV-2 genome leads to less severe infections and could possibly be used as a live attenuated vaccine.

‘Keystone’ Species Key To Rebuilding Gut Microbiota After Antibiotics

The discovery of gut bacteria critical to restoring gut health offers new insights into microbiome recovery after antibiotic treatment.

Some Uninfected People Have T-Cell Immunity To COVID-19

Researchers were surprised to find memory T-cells in people with no history of SARS, COVID-19, or contact with SARS or COVID-19 patients.

Singapore Develops COVID-19 Kit That Detects Neutralizing Antibodies

The cPass kit, which is the first of its kind in the world, can detect neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in an hour.

Giving Cell-Based Seafood The Shiok Factor (VIDEO)

Instead of farming meat from animals, Dr. Ling Ka Yi and her team at Shiok Meats are harvesting animal-free crustacean meats from cells.

A*STAR’s Chief Scientist On COVID-19 Immunity And Antibody Drugs (VIDEO)

Catch Sir David Lane, A*STAR’s Chief Scientist and leading antibody expert, in our upcoming Wildtype Media Expert Opinion webinar.

Pushing The Frontiers Of Food Innovation (VIDEO)

Dr. Ralph Graichen, senior director of the Food, Nutrition and Consumer Care Cluster at A*STAR, Singapore, is spearheading initiatives to promote food innovation in Singapore.

Singapore Creates World’s Largest Asian Genetic Databank

The genomes of some 5,000 Singaporeans representing 80 percent of Asia's ethnic diversity have been sequenced by researchers in Singapore.