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Smooth Move

By | January 1, 2016

In the mouse lung, hardening of a blood vessel can result from just a single progenitor cell forming new smooth muscle.

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Platelets Fan Inflammation

By | December 4, 2014

The circulating blood cells bind to neutrophils, prompting inflammation-related activity in these immune cell partners.

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Your Brain on Art

By | May 1, 2014

A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.

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Building Flesh and Blood

By | May 1, 2014

Understanding how networks of blood vessels form is key to engineering transplantable organs and tissues.

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Light Lowers Blood Pressure

By | January 20, 2014

UVA exposure reduces human blood pressure by releasing nitric oxide metabolites from storage in the skin.

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Plastics That Heal Like Skin

By | September 29, 2011

Taking their cue from animal vasculature, engineers are building materials that "self-heal" breaks.

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Stress and Inflammation

By | February 1, 2011

Stress and inflammation Cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease and stroke, is the single greatest cause of death worldwide and is a major burden on health services and society. 

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When Stress Is Good

By | February 1, 2011

Fast blood flow protects against atherosclerosis: implications for treatment

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