Scientists Criticize Mouse Study of New Alzheimer’s Drug
Scientists Criticize Mouse Study of New Alzheimer’s Drug
Oligomannate, recently approved in China, is being met with some skepticism from researchers.
Scientists Criticize Mouse Study of New Alzheimer’s Drug
Scientists Criticize Mouse Study of New Alzheimer’s Drug

Oligomannate, recently approved in China, is being met with some skepticism from researchers.

Oligomannate, recently approved in China, is being met with some skepticism from researchers.

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Image of the Day: Resilient Lung Cells
Image of the Day: Resilient Lung Cells
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 1, 2019
A specific type of lung cell withstands flu infection by doubling down on DNA repair.
Drug for Still’s Disease Shows Promise in Phase 2 Trial
Drug for Still’s Disease Shows Promise in Phase 2 Trial
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018
Patients with the rare autoimmune condition, highlighted in the Oscar-nominated film The Big Sick, currently have limited treatment options.
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. 
Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan: Curious about Cancer
Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan: Curious about Cancer
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2016
Instructor, Department of Systems Biology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Age: 38
Turning Tumor Cells Against Cancer
Turning Tumor Cells Against Cancer
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 8, 2016
In mice, cancer cells genetically modified to express an anticancer cytokine home to tumors and can reduce their growth. 
Next Generation: Designer Cells Treat Psoriasis
Next Generation: Designer Cells Treat Psoriasis
Karen Zusi | Dec 16, 2015
Engineered cells detect early biomarkers of a psoriasis flare-up in mice and release compounds to soothe or prevent the skin reaction.
Wiping Out Gut Bugs Stops Obesity
Wiping Out Gut Bugs Stops Obesity
Kerry Grens | Nov 16, 2015
In mice lacking intestinal microbiota, white fat turns brown and obesity is prevented.
Dengue’s Downfall?
Dengue’s Downfall?
Jef Akst | Sep 15, 2015
Researchers characterize a protein that could be key to the virus’s virulence—and to developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease.
Activating Beige Fat
Activating Beige Fat
Kerry Grens | Jun 5, 2014
An innate immune pathway stimulates the activity of heat-producing adipose tissue in mice.