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Cancer researchers come to Harvard to share findings, launch center for early detection

Amid alarming projections that global cancer rates will skyrocket, researchers from around the country gathered at Harvard on Monday to share their latest findings and to launch a center whose aim is to boost early detection and prevention. By 2040, deaths due to cancer are expected to rise 60 percent in the U.S., 79 percent… Read More »

SFU researchers link T cell recognition diversity to HIV control

By Diane Mar-Nicolle The immune system is the body’s best defense in fighting diseases like HIV and cancer.  Now, an international team of researchers is harnessing the immune system to provide new clues that may help efforts to produce an HIV vaccine. SFU professor Mark Brockman and co-authors from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South… Read More »

As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Scientist in a lab. Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS Our nation’s research universities are one area where The United States is still the best in the world. That sounds like an opinion, but it is fairly quantifiable. US News puts out annual rankings of ranks global universities based on metrics designed to measure academic research performance… Read More »