blood vessels
Smooth Move
Smooth Move
Ashley P. Taylor | Jan 1, 2016
In the mouse lung, hardening of a blood vessel can result from just a single progenitor cell forming new smooth muscle.
Platelets Fan Inflammation
Platelets Fan Inflammation
Kate Yandell | Dec 4, 2014
The circulating blood cells bind to neutrophils, prompting inflammation-related activity in these immune cell partners.
Your Brain on Art
Your Brain on Art
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2014
A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.
Building Flesh and Blood
Building Flesh and Blood
Jalees Rehman | May 1, 2014
Understanding how networks of blood vessels form is key to engineering transplantable organs and tissues.
Light Lowers Blood Pressure
Light Lowers Blood Pressure
Tracy Vence | Jan 20, 2014
UVA exposure reduces human blood pressure by releasing nitric oxide metabolites from storage in the skin.
Plastics That Heal Like Skin
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 29, 2011
Taking their cue from animal vasculature, engineers are building materials that "self-heal" breaks.
Stress and Inflammation
Stress and Inflammation
Christina M. Warboys, Narges Amini, Amalia de Luca, and Paul C. Evans | Feb 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. 
When Stress Is Good
Christina M. Warboys, Narges Amini, Amalia de Luca, and Paul C. Evans | Feb 1, 2011
Fast blood flow protects against atherosclerosis: implications for treatment