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TUMOR THERAPY  A new type of immune therapy with genetically engineered cells, called CAR-T cells, melted away a lymphoma tumor in a patient’s kidney (PET scans of the tumor shown before CAR-T cell therapy, left, and two months after treatment). Chemotherapy had previously failed to shrink the tumor.

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NOISES ON  Premature babies in incubators may benefit from recordings of their mothers’ voices and heartbeats, a new study suggests. 

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MODEL BRAIN In this minibrain, nerve cells (red) knit themselves together and send messages. Cell nuclei are shown in blue.  

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