Therapy using dual immune system cells effectively controls neuroblastoma

A newly developed immunotherapy that simultaneously uses modified immune-fighting cells to home in on and attack two antigens, or foreign substances, on cancer cells was highly effective in mice implanted with human neuroblastoma tissue, report researchers from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UNC School of Medicine. The dual targeting restricted regrowth of […]

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Explainer: Why are BMW and Daimler being sued over climate change?

German activists have filed a lawsuit against automakers BMW and Daimler for refusing to tighten carbon emissions goals, the first time German citizens have sued private companies for exacerbating climate change. read more The lawsuit from the heads of Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), is similar to one being lined up for Volkswagen […]

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Kyle Rudolph likes having a head coach who is “in charge of the entire team”

Giants tight end Kyle Rudolph spent 10 years with the Vikings. His head coaches were Leslie Frazier and Mike Zimmer, both of whom parlayed careers as successful defensive coordinators into head-coaching jobs. On Wednesday, Rudolph expressed appreciate for Giants coach Joe Judge while arguably taking a little bit of a shot at Zimmer and/or Frazier. […]

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Metastatic prostate cancer comes in two forms, which could guide treatment

Scientists have identified two subtypes of metastatic prostate cancer that respond differently to treatment, information that could one day guide physicians in treating patients with the therapies best suited to their disease. Building off of earlier studies that discovered clinically relevant subtypes of breast cancer and non-metastatic prostate cancer, researchers identified genetic signatures that can […]

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Couple Gives $100 Million to Conservation of 57,000 Square Miles of African Protected Areas

A South Africa-based nonprofit conservation group that manages 19 protected areas on the continent has secured a donation of $100,000,000. The grant from the Rob and Melani Walton Foundation was pledged to African Parks, which manages parks in eleven African countries One of the largest contributions ever made to conservation in Africa, this commitment will […]

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