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Time-Lapse on the Cheap
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2015
A PhD student jury-rigs a microscopy system for high-throughput cell motility assays.
Newborn Immune Systems Suppressed
Ed Yong | Nov 6, 2013
Cells that temporarily restrain their immune systems give babies’ gut bacteria a chance to settle down.
Relationship Stress May Lower Immunity
Kate Yandell | Feb 14, 2013
Anxiety about rejection is associated with fewer infection-fighting T-cells.
Blocking Flu Death
Tia Ghose | Sep 15, 2011
Researchers have identified the cellular regulators of cytokine storms in influenza, which cause serious illness and death.
Humans Picked Up Ancestral Immunity
Kerry Grens | Aug 25, 2011
Modern immune systems harbor signs of interbreeding with ancient hominins.
The First Plant Interactome
Jessica P. Johnson | Jul 28, 2011
Protein interaction networks in
give clues to plant evolution and immunity.
Cellular capsules deliver drugs
Megan Scudellari | Jun 20, 2011
Drug capsules manufactured by living cells help drugs evade immune attack.