Limiting food intake leads to the conversion of white fat cells into more metabolically active brown fat cells through an immune response, a mouse study shows.
November 1, 2013|
November 2013's selection of notable quotes
October 24, 2013|
Researchers find strong correlations between the composition of the human microbiome and genetic variation in immune-related pathways.
October 20, 2013|
An immune suppressive drug can unexpectedly help immunized mice fight off many strains of flu.
October 1, 2013|
The failure of the US Congress to reach consensus on a stopgap spending plan threatens to hobble research at federal agencies and beyond.
October 1, 2013|
While genomic data sharing is essential for research, scientists must work to keep sensitive, potentially damaging information under wraps.
August 20, 2013|
A pro-pot group airs an ad stating marijuana is “less toxic” than alcohol, but a federal science agency disputes the assertion.
July 25, 2013|
A new report details the ways in which the federal science agency boost the US economy by stimulating the private sector.
July 12, 2013|
Editor accused of fraud leaves post; the good and the bad of gut microbiota; bacterial gene shuffle; legal restrictions hamper illicit drug research; antibodies and autism
July 1, 2013|
Paul Ehrlich came up with an explanation for cellular interactions based on receptors, earning a Nobel Prize and the title "Father of Modern Immunology"—only to have his theory forgotten.
June 21, 2013|
On the gene patent decision; a high-res human brain model; bats’ influence on moths mating calls; toxicants threaten brain health; platelet-driven immunity