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How our cells’ natural defenses to fight cancer can be unlocked by new immunotherapy

Steve Hill | 
Natural killer (NK) cells are lymphocytes, immune cells which have a powerful arsenal of cytotoxic weaponry that they can use ...
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Immortal dictators: Is there a downside to life-extending technologies?

Nicola Bagala | 
Suppose there was a country ruled by an evil dictator. Further, suppose the entire world was plagued by a terrible ...
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Gene circuit triggers immune system to battle cancer

Steve Hill | 
A research team at MIT has used synthetic biology to create a gene circuit that triggers the immune system to ...
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Is life-extending modern medicine ‘unnatural?’

Elena Milova, Steve Hill | 
The word ‘unnatural’ conjures up feelings of doom and dread, and it is unfortunately often used by critics of science ...
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