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A New Model for Defeating Cancer: CAR T Cells

Some advanced cancers can now be successfully treated by synthetic immune cells that are more powerful and longer-lasting than any found in the body

February 23, 2017 — Avery D. Posey, Carl H. June and Bruce L. Levine

Inner Spark: Using Music to Study Creativity

A hearing specialist and sax player says that studying the brain during flights of improvisation may provide new understanding of creativity—as well as insight into the musical genius of John Coltrane

February 22, 2017 — Alicia Anstead

Predicting Artistic Brilliance

A “rage to master,” as observed in some precocious young artists, may help define extreme visual creativity

February 19, 2017 — Jennifer E. Drake and Ellen Winner