Eye Microbiome Helps Protect Mice From Pathogens

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Resident microbes living on the eye are essential for immune responses that protect the eye from infection.

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Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine

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The unexpected animal model is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research.

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8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

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Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1).

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Researchers Develop New Method to Generate Human Antibodies
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Researchers hope their approach will help researchers rapidly generate therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of infectious diseases and other conditions such as cancer.

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Innate Reaction of Hematopoietic Stem Cells to Severe Infections
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Researchers at the University of Zurich have shown for the first time that hematopoietic stem cells detect infectious agents themselves and begin to divide, without signals from growth factors.

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CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising Cancer Drugs
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Novel screening method identifies new drug targets that could potentially enhance the effectiveness of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy.

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