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January news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

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"Childhood vaccines enhance cancer treatment"

Scientists claim new research shows that pre-immunisation, acquired through common childhood vaccines, can be used to enhance therapeutic cancer treatment.

My lab: specialised transplantation testing

Healthcare Scientist Liam Oates gives a guided tour of the Welsh Transplantation and Immunogenetics Laboratory.

The jumping gene and the soluble protein

Kevin Ng and colleagues are behind the discovery of a soluble protein produced by a “jumping gene” – an insertion of ancient parasitic DNA into the genome. The work has the potential to transform immunotherapy treatment and may also have therapeutic implications.

Tackling drug-resistant strains of TB

New drugs to treat strains of TB that have become resistant to treatment are now a possibility it is claimed, following a discovery from the University of Surrey.

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