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Immune system ruse nixes peanut allergy

For the first time, Northwestern University researchers have turned off a life-threatening allergic response to peanuts by tricking the immune system into thinking the nut proteins aren’t a threat to the body. Details of the preclinical study have been published in the Journal of Immunology. Northwestern’s Paul Bryce said the peanut tolerance was achieved by […]

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Penn State researchers uncover new type of symmetry

The discovery of a new type of symmetry in the structure of materials will greatly expand the options available for designing or discovering new materials with desirable properties. The finding is important and has broad relevance to the fields of physics, chemistry, biology and engineering. Before the discovery, detailed in the journalNature Materials, scientists and […]

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