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Spatial Biology – News and Features

A COVID-19 protein.
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Why Don’t Some People Get COVID-19?

Using single-cell sequencing technology, researchers provide the most comprehensive timeline to date of how the body responds to SARS-CoV-2 exposure.
Cancer cells.
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Fasting Primes Immune Cells to Better Fight Cancer, Mouse Study Finds

Periods of fasting reprogram the immune system’s natural killer cells to better fight cancer, according to a new study in mice from researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK).
Immunotherapy attacking a cancer cell.
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Reinvigorating Exhausted Immune Cells May Kickstart Anti-Cancer Therapy

Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory have not only identified how two immune cells work together to fight cancer but also revealed the cascade of molecules that help coordinate this attack.
Tumor microenvironment.
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“Unexpected” Kidney Cancer Drug Resistance Mechanism Uncovered

For nearly two decades, how kidney cancer becomes resistant to rapalog drugs has baffled the scientific community. Now a study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Kidney Cancer Program sheds light
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11.
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How Is the Immune System Affected by Space Travel?

Two Buck scientists led a team that has revealed for the first time how the lack of gravity affects the cells of the immune system at single cell resolution.
Cancer cells.
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Protein Engineering Approaches Offer Hope for Cancer Therapies

While cancer treatments have seen large improvements over the last decades, researchers are still laser-focused on developing strategies to defeat cancers, especially those that have been resistant to traditional interventions.
Cancer cells.
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New Brain Tumor Therapy Helps Immune System Recognize Cancer Cells

In a major advance for the treatment of the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma, scientists used ultrasound technology to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and provide a small dose of a chemotherapy and immunotherapy drug cocktail.
ARRALYZE glass array with three different shaped wells highlighted. Each well is enlarged to display a different type of cell.
Industry Insight

Navigating the Complexities of Single-Cell Research

The advent of single-cell analysis has marked a transformative era in the life sciences, particularly in the field of drug development. To delve deeper into the subject, Technology Networks spoke with Dr. Nora Fekete-Drimusz, head of biology at ARRALYZE. We discuss the transformative impact of single-cell analysis on life science research and explore how ARRALYZE's multifunctional single-cell platform can support those working in this area.
Blue cells are surrounded by a layer of white fibrotic collagen.
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Tumor Stiffness Alters Immune Cell Behavior

A layer of fibrous collagen around tumors acts as a barrier to infiltrating anti-tumor immune cells, influencing the success of immmunotherapy.
Therapeutic drugs next to a stethoscope and target with a dart in the bullseye.
Industry Insight

Expanding the Druggable Space With Degradation-Based Therapies

We spoke with Dr. Christian Dillon to learn more about degradation-based therapies, the challenges associated with their discovery and how innovative solutions are helping to realize the potential of this promising class of therapeutics.
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