Naomi Osaka and LeBron James join forces with launch of new media company

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka is launching a new media company in partnership with four-times NBA champion LeBron James aimed at telling stories that cross cultural barriers, the former world No 1 announced. Hana Kuma, which translates to “flower bear,” will produce stories that are “culturally specific but universal to all audiences” and already has […]

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How tumors make immune cells ‘go bad’

Investigators from Cedars-Sinai Cancer have discovered that cancerous tumors called soft-tissue sarcomas produce a protein that switches immune cells from tumor-attacking to tumor-promoting. The study, published today in Cell Reports, could lead to improved treatments for soft-tissue sarcomas. The researchers focused on the tumor microenvironment—an ecosystem of blood vessels and other cells recruited by tumors […]

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