SCIENCE DAILY A type of mouse widely used to assess how the human immune system responds to transplanted stem cells does not reflect what is likely to occur in patients, according to a new study. 4 weeks
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[Editors' Choice] Blocking cell death to enhance cell death
Science Magazine Inhibiting caspase activation during apoptosis may enhance the ability of the immune system to target cancer cells. 23 hours
Scientists use gene-editing technology to knock out genes in human embryos for first time
Science Magazine CRISPR work highlights differences in human and mouse development 1 day
PET imaging tracks Zika virus infection, disease progression in mouse model
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, scientists have used Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging to study brain inflammation following Zika virus infection in mice, according to a study.... 1 day
Neutralization of pathogenic fungi with small-molecule immunotherapeutics
PHYS.ORG Fungal infections represent an increasing health crisis, especially for immune-deficient patients. American scientists now report in the journal Angewandte Chemie that specific help could be provided by small-molecule immunotherapeutics with novel mechanism of action.... 24 hours
Immune system linked to alcohol drinking behavior
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a new link between the brain's immune system and the desire to drink alcohol in the evening. 6 days
MicroRNA helps cancer evade immune system
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered how oxygen-deprived tumors survive body's immune response, explains a new report. 3 days
Scientists discover complex axis of immune suppression exploited by cancers
SCIENCE DAILY A new mechanism by which cancer cells evade destruction by the immune system has been discovered by a team of researchers. Their paper describes how immune cells known... 1 day
Cell model of brain provides new knowledge of developmental disease
SCIENCE DAILY By reprogramming skin cells into nerve cells, researchers are creating cell models of the human brain. The researchers describe how cells from patients with the severe developmental disease... 18 hours
Researchers Identify New Type of Lung Cell
SCI-NEWS.COM A research team led by Boston University scientists has identified a new type of lung cell that is implicated in the body’s... 2 days
Cell model of the brain provides new knowledge on developmental disease
SCIENCE DAILY By reprogramming skin cells into nerve cells, researchers are creating cell models of the human brain. In a new study, the researchers describe how cells from... 2 days
Lonza launches new CytoSMART 2 System for capturing higher-resolution images of live cells
NEWS MEDICAL Lonza has today introduced the CytoSMART™ 2 System, an updated version of Lonza’s popular CytoSMART™ System for live cell imaging. The CytoSMART™ 2 Device... 4 hours
How staph cells dodge the body's immune system
SCIENCE DAILY For years, medical investigators have tried and failed to develop vaccines for a type of staph bacteria associated with the deadly superbug MRSA. But a new study shows how staph cells evade... 5 minutes
Guidelines for handling CAR T cell side effects
SCIENCE DAILY Immune-cell based therapies opening a new frontier for cancer treatment carry unique, potentially lethal side effects that provide a new challenge for oncologists, one addressed by proposed guidelines for systematically dealing with... 2 days
Immune system is critical to regeneration, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY The answer to the question of why some organisms can regenerate major body parts while others, such as humans, cannot may lie with the body's innate immune system, according to a new... 3 hours
Research shows link between brain's immune system and desire to drink alcohol
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found a new link between the brain's immune system and the desire to drink alcohol in the... 6 days
[Research Articles] Combined OX40L and mTOR blockade controls effector T cell activation while preserving Treg reconstitution after transplant
Science Magazine A critical question facing the field of transplantation is how to control... 23 hours
[Focus] Single-cell analyses to tailor treatments
Science Magazine Single-cell RNA-seq could play a key role in personalized medicine by facilitating characterization of cells, pathways, and genes associated with human diseases such as cancer. 23 hours
Salk study shows how fast-growing tumors evade immune system
NEWS MEDICAL The immune system automatically destroys dysfunctional cells such as cancer cells, but cancerous tumors often survive nonetheless. A new study by Salk scientists shows one method by which fast-growing tumors... 3 days
New lung cell type discovered
SCIENCE DAILY A new lung cell type that is implicated in the body's innate immune defense against the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae -- one of the leading causes of pneumonia worldwide -- has been discovered by researchers. 2 days
Production of key diabetes cells can be improved
SCIENCE DAILY In the future diabetics might benefit from getting insulin-regulating beta cells transplanted into their body because their own beta cells are destroyed or less functional. However, according to new stem cell research,... 1 hour
Use of CRISPR-modified human stem cell organoids to study the origin of mutational signatures in cancer
Science Magazine Mutational processes underlie cancer initiation and progression. Signatures of these processes in cancer genomes may explain... 7 days
'Language of stem cells' discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Stem cells control the cells around them, inducing them to perform specific functions. This phenomenon of the "language of stem cells", which has now been discovered for the very first time, report investigators. 2 days
Cell-based therapy success could be boosted by new antioxidant
SCIENCE DAILY Cell therapies being developed to treat a range of conditions could be improved by a chemical compound that aids their survival, research suggests. Lab tests found that the human-made molecule... 2 days
Study overturns common belief about how proteins regulate formation of sensory interneurons
NEWS MEDICAL A recent study led by Samantha Butler at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA has... 2 days
Regeneration ability may lie with the body's innate immune system, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL The answer to regenerative medicine's most compelling question -- why some organisms can regenerate major body parts such as hearts and limbs while others,... 13 hours
An interconnection between the nervous and immune system
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shown that the increased incidence of infections seen in spinal cord injury patients is directly linked to a disruption of the normal central nervous system. 2 days
Poliovirus therapy triggers longer-lasting immune response against malignant tumors
NEWS MEDICAL An investigational therapy using modified poliovirus to attack cancer tumors appears to unleash the body's own capacity to fight malignancies by activating an inflammation process that counter's the ability of cancer cells... 14 hours
‘Nanokicking’ technology allows scientists to grow 3D mineralized bone tissue
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde, the West of Scotland and Galway have grown three-dimensional samples of mineralized bone from human mesenchymal stem cells for the first... 6 days
How does a cell maintain its identity during replication?
PHYS.ORG Prior to cell division, chromosomes are seemingly a jumbled mess. During cell division, parent cell chromosomes and their duplicates sort themselves out by condensing, becoming thousands of times more compact... 7 days
People with schizophrenia left out of longevity revolution
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers has analyzed all eight published longitudinal studies of mortality in schizophrenia that met their strict research criteria and found that the mean standardized mortality ratio -- a measure... 6 days
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