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New vaccine for malaria developed at IME could be more effective

Researchers at the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago have developed an innovative new system for delivering a malaria vaccine that shows promise in its effectiveness. By developing a vaccine that targets specific cells in the immune system, they have seen a much greater immune and antibody response to the vaccine. Though a vaccine for malaria… Read More »

Pediatric leukemia 'super drug' could be developed in the coming years

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered two successful therapies that slowed the progression of pediatric leukemia in mice, according to three studies published over the last two years in the journal Cell, and the final paper published Dec. 20 in Genes & Development. When a key protein responsible for leukemia, MLL, is stabilized, it slows the… Read More »

New self-lubricating condom that can last '1,000 thrusts' developed by scientists

Scientists have developed new self-lubricating latex condoms that become slippery on contact using a special durable coating. According to researchers, the new condoms are less likely to break and cause discomfort as they become slippery once they come into contact with bodily fluids. The research aims to make condoms more appealing, to help reduce the… Read More »