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Climate Change Language Deleted from NIH Site

By Bob Grant | August 23, 2017

The communications director at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences says news reports of the changes are overblown.

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Science Envoy Resigns from US State Department in Protest

By Catherine Offord | August 23, 2017

Energy researcher Daniel Kammen criticized President Trump’s response to events in Charlottesville, as well as the administration’s decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord.

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Dengue Infection Impairs Immune Defense Against Zika

By Catherine Offord | 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.

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In a memo to federal agencies, the administration highlights defense and security, leaves off Earth and climate science, and limits the scope of basic research.

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The Ever-Expanding T-Cell World: A Primer

By Ashley P. Taylor | 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.

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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.

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Mammalian Immunity: What’s RNAi Got to Do with It?

By Shawna Williams | 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.

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UK’s Brexit Team Lacks a Science Advisor

By Shawna Williams | July 18, 2017

Advocacy groups call for the role to be filled.

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Notable Science Quotes

By The Scientist Staff | July 17, 2017

The NIH budget, the nature of science, paternal age, and more

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Using single-cell RNA sequencing, scientists characterize new populations of dendritic cells and monocytes.

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