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Week in Review: June 23–27

By Tracy Vence | June 27, 2014

Tracking chikungunya virus; reconsidering wood decay-based fungal classification; ASC specks spread inflammation; antibiotic tolerance in E. coli; RIKEN review yields corrections

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Deploying the Body’s Army

By Jamie Green and Charlotte Ariyan | April 1, 2014

Using patients’ own immune systems to fight cancer

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Facing Rejection

By Kate Yandell | January 17, 2014

Following face transplant, T cells from donor skin appear to be active at sites of rejection, perhaps to protect the tissue from attack by the recipient immune system.

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Top 10 Innovations 2013

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2013

The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.

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Time for T cells

By Ruth Williams | November 7, 2013

Circadian rhythms control the development of inflammatory T cells, while jet lag sends their production into overdrive.

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Opinion: How HIV Became Positive

By JJ More | September 17, 2013

Immunotherapies, such as the re-engineered T cells that last year saved a 7-year-old girl’s life, continue to show promise as cancer treatments.

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Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered

By Chris Palmer | August 11, 2013

Scientists genetically modify T cells derived from pluripotent stem cells to attack lymphatic tumors.

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Preliminary Malaria Vaccine Trial a Success

By Kate Yandell | August 9, 2013

An intravenous vaccine appears to protect adults from malaria infection in a Phase 1 clinical trial.

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Gut Microbes Treat Illness

By Chris Palmer | July 10, 2013

Oral administration of a cocktail of bacteria derived from the human gut reduces colitis and allergy-invoked diarrhea in mice.

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Week in Review, May 20–24

By Bob Grant | May 24, 2013

Journals plagiarizing journals; new immune cells combat diabetes; TB-killing vitamin C; analog cell computers; real time fish memory; ant-pitcher plant mutualism

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