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Munching Macrophages

By Sabrina Richards | 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 Edyta Zielinska | June 1, 2012

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

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Growing Human Eggs

By Hannah Waters | June 1, 2012

Germline stem cells discovered in human ovaries can be cultured into fresh eggs.

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Tumor Turnabout

By Megan Scudellari | 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 Megan Scudellari | 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 Edyta Zielinska | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Promoting Death

By Edyta Zielinska | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in biochemistry

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Give Me a Hug

By Tia Ghose | February 1, 2012

Editor's choice in cell biology

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Immune Heat

By Edyta Zielinska | February 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Motor Lock

By Edyta Zielinska | January 1, 2012

Editor’s choice in structural biology

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