A precise new technique reveals that our cells’ engines, mitochondria, unexpectedly shrug off DNA damage from toxic chemicals
Sept. 1, 2016
| By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
Surprisingly, instead of falling prey to DNA damage that would cause rampant genetic errors, mitochondria are somehow able to outrun this damage and keep their DNA error-free, scientists at Fred Hutch have shown.
New Fred Hutch study looks at whether persistent organic pollutants can undercut vaccines
July 7, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Could persistent organic pollutants interfere with the effectiveness of vaccines? A new five-year collaboration between Fred Hutch and the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is about to find out.
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