Using CRISPR to Supercharge Cancer-Killing Immune Cells

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CRISPR/Cas9 editing of T cell genomes enables better-targeted incorporation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor CD19, improving therapeutic efficacy.

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A New Approach to Stem Cell Maturation

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Dr. Chulan Kwon tells us about a new method to generate mature cardiac muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells.

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Whipworms Whipped

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New family of drugs kill parasitic worms that infect 500million people globally.

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Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Stem Cell Transplants To Improve Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes

Stem Cell Transplants To Improve Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes

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High-dose immunosuppressive therapy followed by transplantation of a person's own blood-forming stem cells can sustain remission of relapsing-remitting MS.

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Two Conditions Combine to Cause Severe Infection
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Researchers have uncovered how two different conditions—a genetic immunodeficiency and delayed acquired immunity—can combine to produce a life-threatening infection.

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The Key to Pancreatic Cancer Survival
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Identification of a protein that appears to help tumour cells become more aggressive could help us to improve cancer therapies.

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Bacteria Alter Their Gene Expression to Exploit Our Cells
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Hebrew University researchers describe how infectious bacteria sense they’re attached to intestinal cells and remodel their gene expression to exploit our cells and colonize our gut.

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