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Dengue-Targeting T Cells Home to Skin
Jenny Rood | Mar 11, 2015
Immune cells specific for the virus are present in the skin of infected patients, a study shows.
Thanks for the Memories
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2015
B and T cells may be the memory masters of the immune system, but research reveals that other cells can be primed by pathogens, too.
Week in Review: June 23–27
Tracy Vence | Jun 27, 2014
Tracking chikungunya virus; reconsidering wood decay-based fungal classification; ASC specks spread inflammation; antibiotic tolerance in
; RIKEN review yields corrections
Deploying the Body’s Army
Jamie Green and Charlotte Ariyan | Apr 1, 2014
Using patients’ own immune systems to fight cancer
Kate Yandell | Jan 17, 2014
Following face transplant, T cells from donor skin appear to be active at sites of rejection, perhaps to protect the tissue from attack by the recipient immune system.
Top 10 Innovations 2013
Staff | Dec 1, 2013
’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.
Time for T cells
Ruth Williams | Nov 7, 2013
Circadian rhythms control the development of inflammatory T cells, while jet lag sends their production into overdrive.
Opinion: How HIV Became Positive
JJ More | Sep 17, 2013
Immunotherapies, such as the re-engineered T cells that last year saved a 7-year-old girl’s life, continue to show promise as cancer treatments.
Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered
Chris Palmer | Aug 11, 2013
Scientists genetically modify T cells derived from pluripotent stem cells to attack lymphatic tumors.
Preliminary Malaria Vaccine Trial a Success
Kate Yandell | Aug 9, 2013
An intravenous vaccine appears to protect adults from malaria infection in a Phase 1 clinical trial.