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Speaking of Science

By | October 1, 2015

October 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Dengue’s Downfall?

By | September 15, 2015

Researchers characterize a protein that could be key to the virus’s virulence—and to developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease.

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Direct-to-Consumer Liquid Biopsy

By | September 13, 2015

Some doctors advise shoppers to be skeptical of a newly marketed cancer diagnostic.

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Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages

By | September 8, 2015

Much of the CD4+ T-cell death that occurs during HIV infection may be caused by direct delivery of the virus from neighboring cells, a study shows.

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Body, Heal Thyself

By | September 1, 2015

Reviving a decades-old hypothesis of autoimmunity

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Influential Cancer Biologist Dies

By | August 24, 2015

Chris Marshall, who pieced together a critical signaling pathway involved in cancer, has passed away at age 66.

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Double-Edged Enzyme

By | August 13, 2015

Researchers find evidence to suggest why an enzyme crucial for fighting off malaria infection is linked to a form of lymphoma.

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Esteemed Cancer Surgeon Dies

By | August 12, 2015

Carolyn Kaelin, a breast cancer surgeon, survivor, and advocate has passed away at age 54.

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Rethinking Lymphatic Development

By | August 1, 2015

Four studies identify alternative origins for cells of the developing lymphatic system, challenging the long-standing view that they all come from veins.

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The Human Touch

By | August 1, 2015

Can mice with humanlike tissues better model drug effects in people?

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