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Munching Macrophages

By | July 1, 2012

Making macrophages in atherosclerotic plaques digest spent organelles instead of dying may help keep plaques stable.

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Grading on the Curve

By | June 1, 2012

Actin filaments respond to pressure by forming branches at their curviest spots, helping resist the push.

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Tumor Turnabout

By | May 1, 2012

A cytokine involved in suppressing the immune system may actually activate it to kill cancer cells.

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A Malignant Alliance

By | April 1, 2012

Two proteins interact to save adhesion molecules from degradation, potentially contributing to a more aggressive cancer.

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Biota Babble

By | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Promoting Death

By | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in biochemistry

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Give Me a Hug

By | February 1, 2012

Editor's choice in cell biology

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Immune Heat

By | February 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Motor Lock

By | January 1, 2012

Editor’s choice in structural biology

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Pits Stopped

By | January 1, 2012

Editor’s choice in cell biology

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