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New CAR T-Cell Therapy Shows Promise in Trial for Leukemia

By | November 21, 2017

The immunotherapy, which targets CD22 on cancer cells rather than CD19, might prove useful in patients for whom previous T-cell treatments were unsuccessful. 

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Editors Claim Censorship at a Public Health Journal

By | November 21, 2017

The editorial board at the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health accuses its publisher of promoting corporate interests.

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The 10-micrometer-long flagellate cell might have a big story to tell about the evolution of eukaryotes.

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European Medicines Agency to Move to Amsterdam

By | November 20, 2017

A coin toss decides the agency’s post-Brexit home once it departs from London.

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European Research Council Founder, Molecular Biologist Dies

By | November 20, 2017

Fotis Kafatos, a Greek researcher famous for his work on malaria, has died at age 77.

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Infected animals given chloroquine while pregnant had fetuses with a far lighter viral load in their brains than untreated mice did.

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An analysis of President Trump’s proposed $7.2 billion slash to the National Institutes of Health budget points to dire consequences for the development of novel drugs.

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Genetic Mutation in Amish Linked to Longer Life

By | November 16, 2017

Mutations in both copies of SERPINE1 can result in blood clotting disorders, but carriers might enjoy longer lifespan and health benefits. 

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More-sophisticated structures lend new insight into how Zika attacks the developing brain.

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An open letter from hundreds of faculty members in the U.S. and abroad declares they won’t encourage students to pursue education or careers there.

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