Scientists use a novel method of modifying ‘killer’ immune cells to defeat a common form of cancer — ScienceDaily

Scientists at Scripps Research have demonstrated a promising new strategy for treating lymphomas, a group of cancers that begin in infection-fighting cells of the immune system called lymphocytes. The new approach uses natural cancer-targeting immune cells, known as natural killer cells, that have been modified to selectively target lymphoma. As described in their study, published […]

Bees defeat ‘murder hornet’ relatives with poop

Giant hornets such as the enormous “murder hornet” and others in the Vespa genus, are highly aggressive and deadly beehive invaders. However, Asian honey bees can defend themselves against these insect predators by smearing animal feces around the hive entrance. When giant hornets target a beehive, they attack as a group and overwhelm the colony. […]