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Biology

Boosting Cancer Treatment

Tetanus Booster May Boost Brain Tumor Treatment

March 25, 2015 
 
A cancer vaccine would be as beneficial as it is problematic to develop. Vaccines work by training the immune system to recognize and destroy a foreign invader. The trouble with tumors is they are made of human cells gone haywire, and the immune system often has a difficult time telling the difference between a cancer cell and a healthy cell.
 

Stop and Listen

Why is it necessary to stop talking and moving to listen to someone else talk? It’s not just being polite. Cutting edge research in electrophysiology, optogenetics and behavior analysis shows the brain connections that control how movement affects hearing.

The Great Migration

About 45,000 tundra swans, snow geese, and dozens of other bird species travel from Alaska and parts of Canada to spend the winter on North Carolina’s coast. This great migration gives scientists an opportunity to monitor the health of the population and how it is adapting to environmental changes.

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