Scientists develop method to more efficiently isolate and identify rare T cells

Scientists from the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have developed a technique that will enable researchers to more efficiently isolate and identify rare T cells that are capable of targeting viruses, cancer and other diseases. The approach could increase scientists’ understanding of how these critical immune […]

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US NTSB team arrives in Indonesia to look into jet crash

A team from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has arrived in Indonesia’s capital to join the investigation into the crash of a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500, the head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee said Saturday. The team also comprises representatives from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing and General Electric. They joined personnel […]

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Salesforce says it has taken action against the RNC, but won’t say how

Salesforce has “taken action” to stop the Republication National Committee (RNC) from sending emails that could incite violence, though the company won’t say what that action is. The RNC is using ExactTarget, a Salesforce tool, for campaign emails. The move, first reported by Motherboard, comes after the Trump campaign sent an email urging supporters to […]

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How many tests after vasectomy? Guideline update leads to change in practice

A change in evidence-based guidelines for vasectomy may have led to a reduction in the number of follow-up tests to confirm the procedure was successful, reports a study in Urology Practice, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). Originally published in 2012, and then updated in 2015, the AUA clinical guideline could significantly […]

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