Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy
Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy
Researchers describe ways to study how cancer cells evade therapies that harness the immune system.
Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy
Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy

Researchers describe ways to study how cancer cells evade therapies that harness the immune system.

Researchers describe ways to study how cancer cells evade therapies that harness the immune system.

zoonotic diseases, evolution, immunology
Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy
Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy
Marissa Fessenden | Mar 31, 2019
Researchers describe ways to study how cancer cells evade therapies that harness the immune system.
The Next Frontier of CAR T-Cell Therapy: Solid Tumors
The Next Frontier of CAR T-Cell Therapy: Solid Tumors
Kerry Grens | Mar 31, 2019
The technology has wowed the field by all but obliterating some patients’ blood cancers, but solid malignancies present new challenges.
Infographic: CAR-T Cells in Solid Versus Liquid Cancers
Infographic: CAR-T Cells in Solid Versus Liquid Cancers
Kerry Grens | Mar 31, 2019
Tumor accessibility, heterogeneity, and microenvironment vary between the two classes of malignancies.
Scientists Push for a Moratorium on Human Germline Editing
Scientists Push for a Moratorium on Human Germline Editing
Ashley Yeager | Mar 13, 2019
After the reported birth of CRISPRed babies in China, experts want to take time to consider the scientific, social, ethical, and philosophical consequences of editing heritable human DNA.
Image of the Day: An Infectious Glow
Image of the Day: An Infectious Glow
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 7, 2019
In CRISPRed fruit flies that lack certain antimicrobial peptides, bacterial infections flourish, as revealed by fluorescent markers.
CAR T Cells Treat Lupus in Mice
CAR T Cells Treat Lupus in Mice
Abby Olena | Mar 6, 2019
T cells modified to target disease-contributing B cells improved survival in two mouse models of the autoimmune disease.
Does Prior Dengue Exposure Help or Hurt a Zika Infection?
Does Prior Dengue Exposure Help or Hurt a Zika Infection?
Diana Kwon | Mar 6, 2019
Animal and cell culture studies show evidence that dengue antibodies can both neutralize and enhance Zika, but human investigations have only found protective effects.
Long-Term HIV Remission After Medicine Discontinued
Long-Term HIV Remission After Medicine Discontinued
Kerry Grens | Mar 5, 2019
The “London patient” may represent the second person cured of the infection by a cell transplant.
Brain Surface Area Reveals Overlap in Genes, Intelligence, Evolution
Brain Surface Area Reveals Overlap in Genes, Intelligence, Evolution
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 4, 2019
An analysis of the contours of more than 600 kids’ brains points to links between cerebral surface area and heritability in regions of the brain important in cognition.  
Opinion: Individuals Are Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts
Opinion: Individuals Are Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts
Itzhak Mizrahi, Fotini Kokou | Feb 28, 2019
The study of evolution requires consideration of organisms’ microbiomes.