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    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Medicine

    Cancer Immunotherapy: A promising platform for predicting toxicity

    Maria Ochoa de Olza
    Organ-on-chip approaches could help researchers to better predict the toxicity of cancer immunotherapy drugs.
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  1. Research Culture: Creating SPACE to evolve academic assessment

    Ruth Schmidt et al.
    The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) has developed a new tool called SPACE to support universities and institutions working to improve the assessment of research.
    1. Ecology

    Ecosystem Resilience: Mapping the future for coral reefs

    Line K Bay, Emily J Howells
    The ability of corals to adapt to global warming may involve trade-offs among the traits that influence their success as the foundational species of coral reefs.
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    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Parasite Transmission: A two-stage solution

    Fabien Guegan, Luisa Figueiredo
    The parasite that causes African sleeping sickness can be transmitted from mammals to tsetse flies in two stages of its lifecycle, rather than one as was previously thought.
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    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Inflammation: Western diet shifts immune cell balance

    Christina M Bergey
    The immune cells of macaques fed a Western-like diet adopt a pro-inflammatory profile.
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    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Ancient Viruses: How infectious diseases arrived in the colonial Americas

    Ville N Pimenoff, Charlotte J Houldcroft
    Analysis of viral DNA from human remains suggests that the transatlantic slave trade may have introduced new pathogens that contributed to the devastating disease outbreaks in colonial Mexico.
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    1. Evolutionary Biology

    Antibiotic Resistance: Finding the right sequence of drugs

    Anh Huynh, Kevin B Wood
    Rapidly switching between similar antibiotics may help to slow down the evolution of resistance.
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    1. Cell Biology

    Science Forum: Vision, challenges and opportunities for a Plant Cell Atlas

    Plant Cell Atlas Consortium et al.
    A Plant Cell Atlas that shows the location and organization of molecules at cellular and tissue levels could have far-reaching consequences for plant sciences.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Disease: Deciphering the triad of infection, immunity and pathology

    Frederik Graw
    The factors which drive and control disease progression can be inferred from mathematical models that integrate measures of immune responses, data from tissue sampling and markers of infection dynamics.
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