Science news: Jun 2017

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Scientists find mechanism behind precise spinal cord development

Scientists have uncovered how nerve cells in the spinal cord are organised in precise patterns during embryo development
30 June 2017

Biological fingerprint of tuberculosis meningitis discovered in children

Children with tuberculosis meningitis have a biological fingerprint that can be used to assess the severity of the condition, help decide the best course of treatment, and provide clues for novel treatments.
21 June 2017

Cells change type to help or hinder immunity

In news that may bring hope to asthma sufferers, scientists discover a mechanism that provides a possible new target for allergy treatments.
05 June 2017