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Biomechanics/Biophysics

The Achilles heel of the coronavirus

A unique feature of the SARS-CoV-2 genome controls protein synthesis and presents an Achilles heel of the virusCredit: Said Sannuga, Cellscape.co.uk / ETH Zurich, The Ban Lab Viruses require the resources of an infected cell…

Engineering diseased human skin in vitro

Credit: POSTECH The skin, which covers the surface of the human body, is its largest organ. It is the first organ to show changes stemming from organ or physiological activity. It is especially common for diabetic patients to suffer…