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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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Suited to a T

By Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2013

Sorting out T-cell functional and phenotypic heterogeneity depends on studying single cells.

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Immune System Versus Cancer

By Dan Cossins | April 10, 2013

Engineering the immune system to overcome tumor evasion strategies was a hot topic at this week’s AACR meeting, with researchers discussing several new approaches.

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Relationship Stress May Lower Immunity

By Kate Yandell | February 14, 2013

Anxiety about rejection is associated with fewer infection-fighting T-cells.

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Messing with HIV

By Jef Akst | June 1, 2012

Sangamo Biosciences is putting a different spin on gene therapy. 

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Tumor Turnabout

By Megan Scudellari | May 1, 2012

A cytokine involved in suppressing the immune system may actually activate it to kill cancer cells.

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Chimp Viruses for Human Vaccines

By Ruth Williams | January 4, 2012

An adenovirus isolated from chimpanzee feces proves more effective than human adenoviruses as a vaccine vector for hepatitis C.

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Beyond Expectation

By Karen Hopkin | September 1, 2011

Philippa “Pippa” Marrack has made some unanticipated discoveries about how the immune system functions in health and disease.

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