How Immune Cells Make the Brain Forget
How Immune Cells Make the Brain Forget
Microglia ingest nerve cell connections, leading to the loss of information stored in neuronal circuits.
How Immune Cells Make the Brain Forget
How Immune Cells Make the Brain Forget

Microglia ingest nerve cell connections, leading to the loss of information stored in neuronal circuits.

Microglia ingest nerve cell connections, leading to the loss of information stored in neuronal circuits.

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Image of the Day: Resilient Lung Cells
Image of the Day: Resilient Lung Cells
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 1, 2019
A specific type of lung cell withstands flu infection by doubling down on DNA repair.
Image of the Day: Gut Response
Image of the Day: Gut Response
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 24, 2019
Immune functions in the mouse intestine differ by segment.
CAR T Cells Treat Lupus in Mice
CAR T Cells Treat Lupus in Mice
Abby Olena | Mar 6, 2019
T cells modified to target disease-contributing B cells improved survival in two mouse models of the autoimmune disease.
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2019
A microneedle-containing skin patch offers researchers a noninvasive way to survey immune responses in mice.

Infographic: Immune Cell Monitoring Via a Skin Patch
Infographic: Immune Cell Monitoring Via a Skin Patch
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2019
A stick-on patch enables sampling of immune cells in the skin.
Climate Change May Hamper Response to Flu: Study
Climate Change May Hamper Response to Flu: Study
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 5, 2019
Mice exposed to heat wave temperatures ate less and showed weakened immune responses to the virus.
Image of the Day: Brain, Heal Thyself
Image of the Day: Brain, Heal Thyself
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 20, 2018
When a mouse’s brain undergoes traumatic injury, immune cells clear the dead from the affected area, after which blood cells swoop in to repair blood vessels.
Chromosomal Instability Drives Cancer Metastasis
Chromosomal Instability Drives Cancer Metastasis
Jim Daley | Mar 31, 2018
In the presence of cytosolic DNA, cancer cells activate antiviral pathways that disguise them as immune cells.
Infographic: How Escaped Chromosomes Can Aid Metastasis
Infographic: How Escaped Chromosomes Can Aid Metastasis
Jim Daley | Mar 31, 2018
Errors in segregation during cell division can lead to inflammation in daughter cells.