The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19

These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.

These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.

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Noel Rose, Who Demonstrated Autoimmunity Exists, Dies at 92
Noel Rose, Who Demonstrated Autoimmunity Exists, Dies at 92
Amanda Heidt | Aug 10, 2020
The Johns Hopkins University researcher bucked the prevailing idea that the body would not launch an immune response against its own tissues, and in doing so established an entirely new scientific discipline.
Extreme Biotech: Understanding Extremophile Biology to Impact Human Health
Extreme Biotech: Understanding Extremophile Biology to Impact Human Health
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 6, 2020
Jaclyn Winter and Shiladitya DasSarma will discuss how they harness the unique biology of extremophiles for the discovery and development of new therapeutics.
Immunology Leader Vincenzo Cerundolo Dies
Immunology Leader Vincenzo Cerundolo Dies
Ashley Yeager | Jan 16, 2020
The Oxford researcher’s work on lipid and peptide antigens revealed key mechanisms in inflammation, immunotherapy, and vaccination, which are being pursued in clinical trial treatments.
Novel Type of Immune Cell Discovered in Type 1 Diabetes Patients
Novel Type of Immune Cell Discovered in Type 1 Diabetes Patients
Katarina Zimmer | May 30, 2019
A rogue hybrid lymphocyte, bearing characteristics of both B and T cells, may play a role in driving autoimmunity in the disease, although the mechanism is far from clear.
Cancer-Specific Antigens Encoded in “Junk” DNA
Cancer-Specific Antigens Encoded in “Junk” DNA
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 31, 2019
Researchers found that allegedly noncoding genetic material carries the instructions for many peptides that may help harness the immune system to fight cancer.
Researchers Build a Cancer Immunotherapy Without Immune Cells
Researchers Build a Cancer Immunotherapy Without Immune Cells
Abby Olena | Nov 13, 2017
A team has engineered two stem cell lines into “synthetic T cells” that destroy breast cancer cells in vitro. 
Compound Found in Red Wine Boosts Immune Cell Function
Compound Found in Red Wine Boosts Immune Cell Function
Catherine Offord | Oct 16, 2017
At low doses, resveratrol enhanced human T-cell activity in vitro, while at high doses it interfered with cell signaling. 
DNA-Delivered Antibodies Fight Off Lethal Bacterial Infection
DNA-Delivered Antibodies Fight Off Lethal Bacterial Infection
Catherine Offord | Oct 3, 2017
Mice receiving the treatment produced their own monoclonal antibodies and survived infection with the life-threatening pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!
Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!
The Scientist Staff | May 30, 2017
The fluid motions of a T cell’s microvilli, scanning their environment for antigens, are captured in 3-D and in real time.