biological sciences


Creatine powers T cells’ fight against cancer

The study, conducted in mice, is the first to show that creatine uptake is critical to the anti-tumor activities of what is known as killer T cells, the foot soldiers of the immune system.

New microcrystal method determines structure of compound

Research brief: The team developed an approach to visualizing structure called microcrystal electron diffraction, which allowed the researchers to confirm how the newly discovered molecular assembly pathway works.

UCLA aflutter over the butterfly effect

Ecologist Jeff Holmquist explains why there are so many painted lady butterflies in Southern California this year — and why he’s betting on this species despite climate change.
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