death, immunology
Immunologist Falsified Data
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 6, 2012
A researcher from the John Wayne Cancer Institute has settled his scientific misconduct case with the Office of Research Integrity.
Lymphatic Lines
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 1, 2012
Lymphatic vessels grow towards two chemokines, revealing signals that could be important in cancer metastasis.
In Times of Trouble
Kerry Grens | Aug 1, 2012
Scientists share their experiences weathering extremely stressful events without letting their careers get completely derailed.
Skin Microbes Alter Immunity
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 30, 2012
Like commensal gut organisms, skin microbiota appear to help the mammalian immune system mature and stay regulated.
Ubiquitin Chains in Action
Keith D. Wilkinson and David Fushman | Jul 1, 2012
Present in every tissue of the body, ubiquitin appears to be involved in a dizzying array of functions, from cell cycle and division to organelle and ribosome biogenesis, as well as the response to viral infection. The protein plays at least two role
The Fungus Among Us
Bob Grant | Jun 11, 2012
Researchers find a slew of new fungal species inhabiting the human gut, and suggest a link to an inflammatory bowel disease.
Parkinson's Vax Enters Clinical Trials
Bob Grant | Jun 7, 2012
Researchers in Vienna are starting a Phase I trial on the first ever vaccine with a potential to treat the neurodegenerative disease.
Memory Tools for Plants
Amy Coombs | Jun 4, 2012
How plants pass defenses to offspring through a complex molecular network
Avant-Garde Science
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jun 1, 2012
Why naked mole-rats and experimental gene therapies remind me of groundbreaking artists.
Rural Teens Have Fewer Allergies
Megan Scudellari | May 8, 2012
The diversity of microbes in the great outdoors may protect against inflammatory disorders.