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Speaking of Science

By | May 1, 2015

May 2015's selection of notable quotes

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The Origins of O

By | May 1, 2015

A strain of HIV that has afflicted more than 100,000 people emerged from gorillas.

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AIDS Warrior

By | May 1, 2015

Peter Piot, codiscoverer of the Ebola virus and longtime HIV/AIDS activist, describes how the global response to the AIDS crisis has changed the public health landscape.

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Hide and Seek

By | May 1, 2015

Oxford researcher John Frater explains the strategy of targeting viral reservoirs to beat HIV.

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Defeating the Virus

By | May 1, 2015

Recent discoveries are spurring a renaissance in HIV vaccine research and development.

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Protein Spurs T-Cell Proliferation

By | April 17, 2015

A newly discovered protein promotes immunity to viruses and cancer by triggering the production of cytotoxic T cells.

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HIV Antibody Therapy

By | April 8, 2015

Delivering antibodies to HIV-infected people can lower levels of the virus, a study shows.

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Studying Ebola Survivors

By | April 6, 2015

A scientist jumps at the chance to study the blood of four Ebola survivors to better understand how the immune system responds to the deadly virus. 

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Cancer Immunotherapist

By | April 1, 2015

Scientist to Watch Yvonne Saenger explains recent advances in using biomarkers to identify cancer patients who might benefit most from immunotherapy.

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Manipulative Microbiomes

By | April 1, 2015

Gut bacteria control tumor growth via the mammalian immune system.

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