Mucosal Vaccines Protect Mice from Viruses, Cancer
Mucosal Vaccines Protect Mice from Viruses, Cancer
Scientists use a protein found in mucus membranes to ferry vaccines to the lymph nodes.
Mucosal Vaccines Protect Mice from Viruses, Cancer
Mucosal Vaccines Protect Mice from Viruses, Cancer

Scientists use a protein found in mucus membranes to ferry vaccines to the lymph nodes.

Scientists use a protein found in mucus membranes to ferry vaccines to the lymph nodes.

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Severe Symptoms of MIS-C Typically Clear Within Six Months: Study
Catherine Offord | May 26, 2021
Some children who experience the severe inflammatory condition after COVID-19 may continue to experience milder problems such as muscle weakness or anxiety even after that period, according to a small observational study in the UK.
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Ohio State Researcher Sentenced to Prison for Secret China Ties
Lisa Winter | May 17, 2021
Rheumatologist Song Guo Zheng pleaded guilty in November to delivering US-funded research to China.
Discover new treatments for pandemic diseases
Treatments for Disease Pandemics
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 29, 2021
Researchers develop new vaccines and therapeutics to combat the spread of infectious diseases.
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Comprehensive Atlas of Reef-Building Coral’s Cells Created
Christie Wilcox | May 13, 2021
Single-cell RNA sequencing helps to catalog the dozens of cell types present in a stony coral, including its elusive immune cells.
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T Cell–Boosting Zika Vaccine Protects Mice from the Virus
Ruth Williams | May 12, 2021
By avoiding the production of antibodies, something vaccines ordinarily induce, the immunization sidesteps the problem of antibody-dependent enhancement, which can amplify infection by a similar virus and is known to occur with dengue and Zika.
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A Double-Edged Sword: When the Immune System Turns Against Us
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 29, 2021
Klaus Ley and Neeloffer Mookherjee will explore the relationships between inflammation, autoimmunity, and pathology.
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Gene Therapy Continues to Benefit Kids with Immunodeficiency
Jef Akst | May 12, 2021
Four dozen children with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) who received a corrective gene carried by a virus have working immune systems two to three years later, according to three independent clinical trials.
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Picozoans Are Algae After All: Study
Christie Wilcox | May 6, 2021
Phylogenomics data place the enigmatic plankton in the middle of the algal family tree, despite their apparent lack of plastids—an organelle characteristic of all other algae.
Understanding COVID’s Long Game
Understanding COVID’s Long Game
The Creative Services Team in collaboration with Cayman Chemical | Oct 21, 2021
Floyd Chilton and Thomas Bumol shine light on the pathways that SARS-CoV-2 hijacks to cause disease.
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Sewage Sampling Robots Speed SARS-CoV-2 Detection
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2021
An automated wastewater monitoring technique could enable researchers to predict outbreaks of the virus up to a week in advance.
Infographic: How to Ferret Out SARS-CoV-2 in Sewage
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2021
Researchers use magnetic nanoparticles and liquid-handling robots in an effort to detect COVID-19 outbreaks early.
Understand Immune Cell Function in Cancer
Understanding Immune Cell Function in Cancer
The Scientist Creative Services Team, Isoplexis | Oct 12, 2021
Explore how scientists characterize immune cell functional behavior in response to cancer, and how they harness this information for therapeutic purposes.
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Spleen-to-Liver Signals Control Systemic Inflammation
Ruth Williams | Apr 29, 2021
In rats, the spleen directs a cytokine surge that drives system-wide inflammation, but it is not, as once believed, the main producer of the chemical messenger.
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US Health Authorities Ask for Pause in J&J COVID-19 Vaccination
Kerry Grens | Apr 13, 2021
The FDA and CDC are investigating a handful of reports of blood clots that occurred several days after people received the one-and-done shot.
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How Lung Cancer Develops in People Who Have Never Smoked
Roni Dengler, PhD | Oct 8, 2021
More and more people who have never smoked tobacco are developing lung cancer. A new genomic analysis revealed that an accumulation of natural mutations led to the disease.
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Most Kids with MIS-C Report Few or No COVID-19 Symptoms: Study
Kerry Grens | Apr 7, 2021
A review of hundreds of cases finds that only a minority of patients noted being sick with a coronavirus infection prior to developing the severe inflammatory condition.
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Mysterious Immune Cells Change the Gut Lining to Accommodate Diet
Annie Melchor | Apr 6, 2021
A study shows gamma-delta T cells in mice respond to shifts in nutrients by changing the cellular composition of the intestinal epithelium.
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Gut-Brain Axis Development Influences Brain Damage in Extremely Premature Infants
Roni Dengler, PhD | Oct 8, 2021
An overgrowth of bacteria in the gut predicted brain injury in preemies.
Scientists Reverse Engineer mRNA Sequence of Moderna Vaccine
Lisa Winter | Apr 6, 2021
Stanford University researchers determined the code from spare drops in discarded vials of the COVID-19 vaccine and published it on GitHub.