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‘Müllerian mimicry’: Gut microbes ‘speak the language’ of your immune system

Müllerian mimicry is a well-studied phenomenon, particularly in butterflies, in which completely unrelated species come to display the same patterns ...
Non-antibiotic sepsis-fighting drug could save millions of lives

Non-antibiotic sepsis-fighting drug could save millions of lives

The state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) in southeast India is perhaps not the first place you’d expect to find a ...
Alcohol addiction: Can we blame our ancient ancestors?

Alcohol addiction: Can we blame our ancient ancestors?

[M]illions of years ago, being able to consume alcohol was likely vital to survival: our ancestors evolved to metabolize booze right around ...
Warm thoughts? Treating depression with whole body hyperthermia

Warm thoughts? Treating depression with whole body hyperthermia

[Editor's note: David Haggerty is a neuroscience graduate student at the Indiana University School of Medicine.] A collaborative effort, led ...
Innovative CAR-T cancer treatments offer cures–and sometimes high risks

Innovative CAR-T cancer treatments offer cures–and sometimes high risks

[T]here’s a reason CAR-T is reserved for [cancer] patients that fail to improve under front-line treatments: it comes with horrid side ...
Viewpoint: Proposed GMO labeling laws too vague to benefit consumers

Viewpoint: Proposed GMO labeling laws too vague to benefit consumers

Knowing simply whether a food is modified does not actually protect consumers...Different crops and modifications come with different biological, health, ...