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Long-Distance Call

By | May 1, 2014

Neurons may use interferon signals transmitted over great distances to fend off viral infection.

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Viruses on the Brain

By | May 1, 2013

Viral infections of the central nervous system may trigger cytokines that induce seizures.

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Drug Allergy in the Pocket

By | October 1, 2012

An HIV drug can bind to and alter the function of an immune molecule, causing a dangerous reaction in patients with a particular allele.

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A Good Night’s Sleep

By | September 1, 2012

Sleep-wake cycles affect how well our bodies fight disease.

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DNA, Contortionist

By | August 1, 2012

The DNA forms known as G-quadruplexes are finally discovered in human cells.

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Lymphatic Lines

By | August 1, 2012

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

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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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Biota Babble

By | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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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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