UChicago researchers find the elusive beginnings of some of the immune system’s front line defenders.
UChicago researchers use a ubiquitous feature of modern life – the cell phone – to create a more accurate picture of the social networks that play a central role in the spread of HIV in India.
Swine flu, robotic surgery, explosive tempers and more in this week’s LabBook.
The H1N1 swine flu is making the rounds in Chicago. Should you be scared?
In December’s Science Life podcast, we discuss new evidence for the RNA origin of life, how Staph aureus hijacks our immune systems, and a new grant to study hypothetical genes in the bacteria that cause plague and brucellosis.
Funding for HIV research, kidney transplants and more in this week’s LabBook.
The NIH Increased Funding for Research to Find a Cure for HIV: Why That May Not Be the Best Approach
On World AIDS Day, the NIH announced plans to increase funding for research to find a cure for HIV. UChicago’s Dr. John Schneider says the money might be better spent on prevention programs.
Derrick Rose’s knees, reconstructed skulls, predicting flu outbreaks and more in this week’s LabBook.
Sarah Cobey and Jack Gilbert are using big data and computer modeling to predict disease outbreaks.
Staph bacteria achieve their immense success by hijacking a primary immune defense mechanism.