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Targeting Tregs Halts Cancer’s Immune Helpers

By Ruth Williams | April 1, 2017

New monoclonal antibodies kill both cancer-promoting immunosuppressive cells and tumor cells in culture.

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Tumor-Shrinking Triple-Helices

By Ruth Williams | April 1, 2016

A braided structure and some adhesive hydrogel make therapeutic microRNAs both stable and sticky.

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Bursting Cancer’s Bubble

By Ruth Williams | April 1, 2015

Scientists make oxygen-filled microbubbles designed to increase tumor sensitivity to radiation.

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Exit Strategy

By Ruth Williams | January 1, 2014

Scientists come up with a better way to watch cells leave blood vessels.

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Narrow Straits

By Ruth Williams | July 1, 2013

Transfecting molecules into cells is as easy as one, two, squeeze.

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BRET Meets FRET

By Ruth Williams | May 1, 2013

Scientists create biocompatible, self-luminescing nanoparticles for in vivo imaging.

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Sticky Lithography

By Ruth Williams | March 1, 2013

Scotch tape and a scalpel provide a MacGyver-esque approach to microfabrication.

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Microchannel Masterpiece

By Ruth Williams | December 1, 2012

A precision microfluidic system enables single-cell analysis of growth and division.

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A Brighter Beacon

By Edyta Zielinska | April 1, 2012

A novel liquid laser set-up can detect single nucleotide mutations in a cancer gene.

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Delivering Silence

By Sabrina Richards | March 1, 2012

Using RNA viruses to silence genes could optimize tissue targeting while reducing toxicity.

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