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Lymphatic Lines

By Edyta Zielinska | August 1, 2012

Lymphatic vessels grow towards two chemokines, revealing signals that could be important in cancer metastasis.

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Brain Mosaic

By Sabrina Richards | July 1, 2012

Retrotransposons contribute to genetic variability in human brain cells.

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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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The Sugar Lnc

By Sabrina Richards | May 1, 2012

Genes that react to cellular sugar content are regulated by a long non-coding RNA via an unexpected mechanism

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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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Finding Phenotypes

By Edyta Zielinska | April 1, 2012

Genes shared across species that produce different phenotypes – deafness in humans and directional growth in plants – may reveal new models of disease.

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Biota Babble

By Edyta Zielinska | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Immune Heat

By Edyta Zielinska | February 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Prion Protectors

By Edyta Zielinska | January 1, 2012

Editor’s choice in immunology

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Breaching the Wall

By Rachel Nuwer | December 1, 2011

Editor’s choice in immunology

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