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What if T cells could learn French?

How we found new answers to a decades-old question in immunology… by studying languages!

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Suppose I made you a bet. I give you a French dictionary — one of those old heavy tomes with about 100,000 words — and leave you alone with it for an hour or so. (I am assuming here that you speak no or very little French; if you’re a fluent speaker, just…




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Inge Wortel

Inge Wortel

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