All’s Fair in Love and (Civil) War

Lucy Mills Hochman and Adam Allen Gillenwater’s love is a battlefield. A historical battlefield, that is. Ms. Hochman and Mr. Gillenwater, both 31, met in the fall of 2015 working for the American Battlefield Trust, a nonprofit organization focused on the restoration of battlefields from the Civil War, the War of 1812 and the Revolutionary…

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An educational intervention can help vapers use their e-cigarettes to quit smoking

TAMPA, Fla. — E-cigarettes spark many concerns, especially when it comes to youth vaping. However, emerging evidence suggests that e-cigarettes can be a helpful tool in smoking cessation. Researchers in Moffitt Cancer Center’s Tobacco Research and Intervention Program wanted to build upon this evidence by testing whether they could help dual users, people who use…

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Bigger may not always be better: Density governs receptor activation on immune cells

IMAGE: CD40 receptor clustering driven by CD40 ligand or anti-CD40 antibody, 341G2 with the human IgG2 (h2) isotype. Jurkat cells expressing full length hCD40-green fluorescent protein (GFP), were treated with 10… view more  Credit: University of Southampton Scientists from within the Antibody and Vaccine Group at the University of Southampton have gained novel insights into how…

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