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Vaccinating Cocaine Use Away

Vaccinating Cocaine Use Away

Effective treatments for drug addiction have been hard to come by. There’s behavioral interventions, methadone maintenance for heroin users, nicotine patches for smokers, antabuse for acoholics, but while all of these are effective in a minority of users, they aren’t effective in all.

September 9, 2013 — Scicurious
No Shots for the Octopus, Its Immune System Doesn’t Remember

No Shots for the Octopus, Its Immune System Doesn’t Remember

Flu season is almost upon us, so millions of us are already rolling up our sleeves to get the annual shot. This jab is formulated to introduce our immune system to this year’s circulating strains of the virus so that it will remember how to make the specialized antibodies to fend it off the viral [...]

September 28, 2013 — Katherine Harmon Courage