African American, immunology
Opinion: On Being an “African-American Scientist”
Opinion: On Being an “African-American Scientist”
Raynard S. Kington | Mar 5, 2013
If African-American researchers are ever to gain equal opportunities in science, even subtle cases of differential treatment must be stamped out.
Antibody-Dependent Enhanced (ADE) Immunity
Antibody-Dependent Enhanced (ADE) Immunity
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 2, 2013
The method to the dengue virus's maddening infectiousness.
Bedeviled by Dengue
Bedeviled by Dengue
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
The global spread of dengue virus has immunologists and public-health experts debating the best way to curb infection.
Do Mice Make Bad Models?
Do Mice Make Bad Models?
Dan Cossins | Feb 11, 2013
A study suggests that some mouse models do not accurately mimic human molecular mechanisms of inflammatory response, but other mouse strains may fare better.
New TB Vaccine Fails Trial
New TB Vaccine Fails Trial
Dan Cossins | Feb 4, 2013
One of the most advanced tuberculosis vaccines has failed to protect infants from getting the disease in a clinical trial, but it may be effective in adults.
Rhinoviruses Exposed
Rhinoviruses Exposed
Fred Adler | Feb 1, 2013
Some of these insidious viruses expertly subvert the host immune system, allowing their unhindered proliferation.
A Chill Issue
A Chill Issue
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2013
The very cold, the merely chilled, and the colorful
Immune to Failure
Immune to Failure
Karen Hopkin | Feb 1, 2013
With dogged persistence and an unwillingness to entertain defeat, Bruce Beutler discovered a receptor that powers the innate immune response to infections—and earned his share of a Nobel Prize.
Universal Flu Vaccines Charge Ahead
Universal Flu Vaccines Charge Ahead
Sabrina Richards | Jan 14, 2013
Researchers and biotech companies are bringing a universal flu vaccine closer to reality.
Adipose Tissue Metabolism in the Obese
Adipose Tissue Metabolism in the Obese
Justin Odegaard and Ajay Chawla | Dec 12, 2012
Fat cells behave differently in obese individuals, causing inflammation and insulin resitance.