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From Cold to Hot Tumors: Combating Cancer with the Flu Vaccine

From Cold to Hot Tumors: Combating Cancer with the Flu Vaccine

Illustration by Sophia Zhao. The ability to harness the body’s immune system to fight cancer has transformed medicine in recent years. A new study from the Zloza research group at the The State University of New Jersey suggests that we

Leaping into Picoscience: Manipulating elemental properties by atomic scale engineering

Leaping into Picoscience: Manipulating elemental properties by atomic scale engineering

Image courtesy of Sophia Zhao If science aims to explain the structures of the natural world, picoscience refines the very structures themselves—at the atomic level. Engineering at the scale of picometers operates on a trillionth-of-a-meter scale, dealing with materials that

Targeting the Mitochondria: Articulating Safety to Combat Liver Disease

Targeting the Mitochondria: Articulating Safety to Combat Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which afflicts up to one-third of the general adult population, is swiftly becoming the most common cause of chronic liver disease. NAFLD is also associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In a Yale-spearheaded

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