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Engineering an ‘invisible cloak’ for bacteria to deliver drugs to tumors

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Columbia Engineering researchers report that they have developed a “cloaking” system that temporarily hides therapeutic bacteria from immune systems, enabling them to more effectively deliver...

The immune system is very complicated, but now, it’s on a chip: Lymphoid follicles formed in a microfluidic Organ Chip replicate human immune functions and vaccine responses in vitro

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To quote veteran science writer Ed Yong’s simple yet extremely accurate words in The Atlantic, “The immune system is very complicated.” As the COVID-19 pandemic...

New species of extinct vampire-squid-like cephalopod is the first of its kind with 10 functional arms: Description of exceptionally preserved fossil pushes back age of Vampyropoda by nearly 82 million years

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New research led by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History and Yale shows that the oldest ancestors of the group of animals that...

Collectors in the prehistoric world recycled old stone tools to preserve the memory of their ancestors: New study unravels recycling practices 500,000 years ago

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A first-of-its-kind study at Tel Aviv University asks what drove prehistoric humans to collect and recycle flint tools that had been made, used, and discarded...

Cellular rejuvenation therapy safely reverses signs of aging in mice: Researchers treated mice with anti-aging regimen beginning in middle age and found no increase in cancer or other health problems later on

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Age may be just a number, but it’s a number that often carries unwanted side effects, from brittle bones and weaker muscles to increased risks...