Salinella, immunology
Putting Vaccines to the Test
Tia Ghose | Jul 10, 2011
Gene expression analysis allows researchers to predict which patients will respond to flu vaccines and possibly expedite vaccine development.
Thymus Finder
Richard P. Grant | Jul 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Immunology
A Scar Nobly Got
Michael Willrich | Jul 1, 2011
The story of the US government’s efforts to stamp out smallpox in the early 20th century offers insights into the science and practice of mass vaccination.
Book excerpt from Pox: An American History
Michael Willrich | Jul 1, 2011
In Chapter 5, "The Stable and the Laboratory," author Michael Willrich explores the burgeoning vaccine manufacture industry that ramped up to combat smallpox epidemics in turn-of-the-twentieth-century American cities.
Foresight
Karen Hopkin | Jul 1, 2011
Studying the earliest events in visual development, Carla Shatz has learned the importance of looking at one’s data with open eyes—and an open mind.
University Presidentā€™s Paper to be Retracted?
Jef Akst | Jun 30, 2011
The president of the University of the Ryukyus in Japan coauthored a paper containing a duplicated figure.
Fraud-Convicted Researcher Spared Jail Time
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 29, 2011
A confession and supportive letters convince a judge to go easy on a researcher who fabricated data in a federal grant proposal.
Top 7 in immunology
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 21, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in immunology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000.
Keeping immunity in check
Megan Scudellari | Jun 16, 2011
Two newly discovered proteins that act as brakes to slow a plant's immune response after infection may provide clues to autoimmune treatments.
Top 7 in vaccination
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in vaccination and related areas, from Faculty of 1000