Maryn McKennaI never drink bloodys because I hate commercial tomato juice, but @asteriskerin’s idea to deploy them as a nightcap intriguingly evokes British and French traditions of finishing a dinner with a savory instead of a sweet.
Scientists at Boston Children's Hospital and MIT built CAR-T cells that are inspired by alpaca antibodies and can target protective proteins around solid tumors. They plan to test the approach in pancreatic and bile duct cancers.
The shingles virus can cause a painful rash that no one wants. That is a big reason why a new vaccine called Shingrix has been so popular. But since last summer, that vaccine has been in limited supply.
For years, scientists have declared P values of less than 0.05 to be “statistically significant.” Now statisticians are saying the cutoff needs to go.
Maryn McKennaHey, non-scientist readers (I know there's lots of you): If you've ever wondered what's the deal with "statistical significance" and "P values," @BeeBrookshire has the plain-language explanation you need.