News at a glance: Monkey shipments, a controversial visa and support for geoengineering research | Science End-shutdown
ANIMAL RESEARCH Laboratory stops imports of monkeys Charles River Laboratories, one of the largest US importers and suppliers of research coveralls, announced last week that it will suspend shipments from Cambodia after receiving a subpoena from the US Department of Justice in November 2022, the agency pointed to members of a smuggling ring illegally exporting […]
The strange story of the binding of books in human skin | Science End-shutdown
A 17th century book with an inscription by Dr. Ludovic Bouland stating that the book is bound in human skin. Welcome Library via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY-SA 4.0 In 2015, Megan Rosenbloom traveled to the Houghton Library at Harvard University in search of a book called “Des destinées de l’âme” (“Destinations of the Soul”), […]
CD5 expression by dendritic cells drives T cell immunity and sustains immunotherapy responses | Science End-shutdown
CD5 on dendritic cells is immunostimulatory and potentiates tumor-specific T cell responses during immunotherapy.
Behold: The Galapagos Marine Iguana | Science End-shutdown
Photography by Javier Aznar González de Rueda Text by Katherine Harmon Courage A basalt shoreline teeming with large resting iguanas looks nothing short of the Jurassic. When I first saw these striking creatures in the Galapagos, I was struck by their placidity. Undeterred by humans, they spend long, sunny days basking in the equatorial sun […]