Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen
Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen
Tweaking the genomes of two phages and combining them with a third phage helped to clear a persistent Mycobacterium infection in the patient.
Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen
Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen

Tweaking the genomes of two phages and combining them with a third phage helped to clear a persistent Mycobacterium infection in the patient.

Tweaking the genomes of two phages and combining them with a third phage helped to clear a persistent Mycobacterium infection in the patient.

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Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen
Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen
Ashley Yeager | May 8, 2019
Tweaking the genomes of two phages and combining them with a third phage helped to clear a persistent Mycobacterium infection in the patient.
CDC Reports About 700 Pregnancy-Related Deaths Each Year in the US
CDC Reports About 700 Pregnancy-Related Deaths Each Year in the US
Chia-Yi Hou | May 8, 2019
Black women and Native American women die roughly three times more often than white women, and 60 percent of all maternal deaths may be preventable.
Sunscreen Ingredients Absorbed into Blood: Study
Sunscreen Ingredients Absorbed into Blood: Study
Catherine Offord | May 7, 2019
FDA researchers report that multiple active ingredients wind up in users’ bloodstream and recommend toxicology testing to investigate the clinical significance of the findings.
Clinical Trial Underway for a Natural Killer Cell Therapy
Clinical Trial Underway for a Natural Killer Cell Therapy
Chia-Yi Hou | May 7, 2019
The cells, derived from induced pluripotent stem cells, are in testing as an immunotherapy for cancer patients with solid tumors.
Antiretroviral Treatments Suppress HIV Transmission
Antiretroviral Treatments Suppress HIV Transmission
Chia-Yi Hou | May 3, 2019
A study of hundreds of gay couples finds that HIV-positive men taking antiretroviral medication don’t pass the virus to their partners, even when having unprotected sex.
What Does It Look Like to “Turn On” a Gene?
What Does It Look Like to “Turn On” a Gene?
Alla Katsnelson, Casey Rentz, Knowable Magazine | May 3, 2019
Only recently have scientists directly witnessed this most pivotal of events in biology, thanks to new technology that allows them to observe the process in living cells. It’s teaching them a lot.
Image of the Day: Amoeba Nibbles
Image of the Day: Amoeba Nibbles
Chia-Yi Hou | May 2, 2019
A pathogenic amoeba species ingests parts of human cells and steals human cell membrane proteins to display on its own surface.
Autism Symptoms May Improve with Modification of Hormone Pathway
Autism Symptoms May Improve with Modification of Hormone Pathway
Catherine Offord | May 2, 2019
Two clinical trials that altered vasopressin signaling report improved social functions in people with autism spectrum disorder, but researchers caution against overinterpreting the results.
Q&A: Organs on a Chip Head to the International Space Station
Q&A: Organs on a Chip Head to the International Space Station
Emma Yasinski | May 1, 2019
Lucie Low, a project leader for Tissue Chips in Space, describes the experiments that are slated to blast off later this week.
Infographic: How AI Analyzes Cancer
Infographic: How AI Analyzes Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019
The latest machine learning models can identify many visual and molecular features of a particular cancer. If the technology advances to the clinic, it could help diagnose patients and predict survival.