Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes: New pancreatic cell transplant system shows promise

Scientists have developed a way to increase the effectiveness of pancreatic islet transplantation, a promising therapy for type 1 diabetes. New findings could make pancreatic islet cell transplants more effective. Immune rejection by the recipient is a major barrier to pancreatic islet transplants from donors becoming routinely available for the treatment of type 1 diabetes.…

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In the Hamptons, Modernism Rises (Again)

Like hemlines and tie widths, Hamptons home style is changing, once again. When it comes to new construction, traditional houses with cedar shingles and gambrel roofs have given way, over the last few years, to sleek, contemporary homes or modern farmhouses with gables, standing-seam metal roofs and board-and-batten siding. White shingles and black windows are…

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The Ins and Outs of Knit Theory

BOSTON — On the eve of the American Physical Society’s annual March meeting, a Sunday “stitch ‘n bitch” session convened during happy hour at a lobby bar of the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel. Karen Daniels, a physicist at North Carolina State University, had tweeted notice of the meet-up earlier that day: “Are you a physicist…

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