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Cancer Vaccination as a Promising New Treatment Against Tumors
Vaccination has beaten back infections for more than a century. Now, it may be the next big step in battling cancer.
Cancer Vaccination as a Promising New Treatment Against Tumors
Cancer Vaccination as a Promising New Treatment Against Tumors

Vaccination has beaten back infections for more than a century. Now, it may be the next big step in battling cancer.

Vaccination has beaten back infections for more than a century. Now, it may be the next big step in battling cancer.

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Eytan Stibbe wears a headset and a blue shirt while surrounded by computers and other equipment on the International Space Station.
Whenever, Wherever: Taking DNA Amplification Outside the Lab
Hannah Thomasy, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 10 min read
Recombinase polymerase amplification lets researchers rapidly replicate DNA in the clinic, in the field, or even in the International Space Station.
A Y-shaped pink, blue, and light green antibody is in focus on a background of blurred pink and purple color, with other antibodies out of focus in the background.
Phage Display: Finding the One in a Million
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 10+ min read
A combinatorial approach enabled high-throughput screening of protein libraries for desired target binding.
The image shows many neurons in culture expressing the glutamate reporter iGluSnFR3 in green.
Biosensors Illuminate Talk Between Neurons
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Sep 8, 2023 | 5 min read
First developed in 2013, a fluorescent indicator has evolved to enable precise glutamate tracking.
A computer-generated image of chromosomes on a black background. One chromosome has a ring of bright orange to indicate a mutation.
Prime Editing Comes of Age
Ida Emilie Steinmark, PhD | Sep 8, 2023 | 9 min read
Since the technique was first published in 2019, prime editing has grown with lightning speed, alongside hopes for what it can achieve.
This image depicts the fruit fly nerve cord connectome. It highlights 930 neurons, a subset of the full set of reconstructed neurons.
The Expansion of Volume Electron Microscopy
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Sep 8, 2023 | 6 min read
A series of technological advancements for automation and parallel imaging made volume electron microscopy more user friendly while increasing throughput.
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