August 18, 2017|
A memory B cell response to Zika virus in dengue-infected patients produced antibodies that were poorly neutralizing in vitro and instead enhanced infection.
August 18, 2017|
August 14, 2017|
A review of several dozen hospitalized patients in Brazil finds neurological conditions, including inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, in addition to Guillain-Barre syndrome.
August 7, 2017|
Researchers continue to identify new T-cell subtypes—and devise ways to use them to fight cancer. The Scientist attempts to catalog them all.
July 24, 2017|
Another case of HIV remission emerges, this time in a South African girl diagnosed as an infant and disease-free for more than eight years.
July 21, 2017|
A new study adds to the evidence that mammalian cells can use small interfering RNAs to defend against viruses, but questions remain about physiological importance.
July 17, 2017|
Using single-cell RNA sequencing, scientists characterize new populations of dendritic cells and monocytes.
July 12, 2017|
A review of a 2014 incident in which mystery vials of smallpox were found at the NIH reveals security weaknesses, but also concludes the response was appropriate.
July 3, 2017|
International agencies responded quickly to the crisis, but some public health officials say the world may not be ready for a bigger outbreak.
June 30, 2017|
Transfer RNA fragments prevent jumping genes from hopping around in the mouse embryo, when histone methylation can’t do the job.
June 20, 2017|
Overzealous activity by mucosa-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells in response to bacterial toxins can lead to illness instead of stopping it.