<p class="caption">For as long as she can remember, Bonnie Tsui has been drawn to the water: “that slide into lovely immersion, that spiraling weightlessness.”</p><p class="credit">Photograph by Lynsay Skiba</p>
Dendritic cells (like the one shown in yellow, within a pink polymer support structure) can be activated to recognize cancer cells. After migrating to the lymph nodes and spleen, they then train immune-system T cells to attack and destroy tumors.
Image courtesy of the Wyss Institute at Harvard University
A surgical technique designed to preserve proprioceptive signals after amputation should allow patients to sense the location of their prostheses, feedback that is often compromised by convential surgery.