Oncology & Cancer

How fat could help in tailoring your cancer treatment plan

In recent years, the immunotherapy field has revolutionized oncology treatment methods by developing therapeutics that help a cancer patient's own immune system fight their disease. However, these treatments have had varied ...

Oncology & Cancer

T cell behavior determines which tumors respond to treatment

Immunotherapy unleashes the power of the immune system to fight cancer. However, for some patients, immunotherapy doesn't work, and new research may help explain why. When immune cells called T lymphocytes infiltrate malignant ...

Neuroscience

For neurons, where they begin isn't necessarily where they end

The making of a human brain remains a mostly mysterious process that races from an embryonic neural tube to more than 100 billion interconnected neurons in the brain of a newborn. To achieve this marvel of biological engineering, ...

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Cell type

A cell type is a distinct morphological or functional form of cell. When a cell switches state from one cell type to another, it undergoes cellular differentiation. A complete list of distinct cell types in the adult human body may include about 210 distinct types.

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