CAR T cell therapy reaches beyond cancer — ScienceDaily

Engineered immune cells, known as CAR T cells, have shown the world what personalized immunotherapies can do to fight blood cancers. Now, investigators have reported highly promising early results for…

Inspired By Her Journey With Sickle Cell, T-Boz Discusses Her New CBD Line Aimed At Holistic Healing

Tionne ‘T-Boz-‘ Watkins named her 2017 memoir, “A Sick Life: TLC ‘n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage.” The outspoken icon has said that choosing the title ‘meant…

Stem cell grafts and rehabilitation combined boost spinal cord injury results — ScienceDaily

In recent years, researchers have made measurable progress, using animal models, to promote tissue regeneration in spinal cord injuries (SCI) through implanted neural stem cells or grafts. Other efforts have…

3D printing plant cells shows promise for studying cell function — ScienceDaily

A new study from North Carolina State University shows a reproducible way of studying cellular communication among varied types of plant cells by “bioprinting” these cells via a 3D printer.…

‘Mystery gene’ matures the skeleton of the cell — ScienceDaily

“I’m a professional pin-in-a-haystack seeker,” geneticist Thijn Brummelkamp responds when asked why he excels at tracking down proteins and genes that other people did not find, despite the fact that…

Experimental vaccine based on altered plasmid DNA produced antibody response in mice that effectively blocked cell infection across all variants of concern tested — ScienceDaily

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, describe a different way to build a COVID-19 vaccine, one that would, in theory, remain effective against…

Study identifies receptor that could alleviate need for chemo, radiation pre-T cell therapy — ScienceDaily

Before a patient can undergo T cell therapy designed to target cancerous tumors, the patient’s entire immune system must be destroyed with chemotherapy or radiation. The toxic side effects are…

Researchers have uncovered the inner workings of the molecular machinery that shapes chromosomes during cell division — ScienceDaily

Our cells perform a marvel of engineering when it comes to packing information into small spaces. Every time a cell divides, it bundles up an amazing 4 metres of DNA…

Highest Efficiency 1-Sun Solar Cell — ScienceDaily

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) created a solar cell with a record 39.5% efficiency under 1-sun global illumination. This is the highest efficiency…

Solid tumors use a type of T cell as a shield against immune attack — ScienceDaily

An unexpected trick in cancer’s playbook may fool an important component of our immune systems into knocking down our natural defenses against solid tumors. Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center…