immunology
Foresight
Karen Hopkin | Jul 1, 2011
Studying the earliest events in visual development, Carla Shatz has learned the importance of looking at one’s data with open eyes—and an open mind.
Book excerpt from Pox: An American History
Michael Willrich | Jul 1, 2011
In Chapter 5, "The Stable and the Laboratory," author Michael Willrich explores the burgeoning vaccine manufacture industry that ramped up to combat smallpox epidemics in turn-of-the-twentieth-century American cities.
University Presidentā€™s Paper to be Retracted?
Jef Akst | Jun 30, 2011
The president of the University of the Ryukyus in Japan coauthored a paper containing a duplicated figure.
Fraud-Convicted Researcher Spared Jail Time
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 29, 2011
A confession and supportive letters convince a judge to go easy on a researcher who fabricated data in a federal grant proposal.
Top 7 in immunology
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 21, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in immunology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000.
Keeping immunity in check
Megan Scudellari | Jun 16, 2011
Two newly discovered proteins that act as brakes to slow a plant's immune response after infection may provide clues to autoimmune treatments.
Top 7 in vaccination
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in vaccination and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Approaching Universality
Rino Rappuoli | Jun 5, 2011
Pitfalls and triumphs on the way to complete vaccine protection.
The Anatomy of a High
The Anatomy of a High
Thomas Kosten | Jun 3, 2011
When someone snorts or smokes cocaine, which is composed of small crystalline alkaloid molecules, the drug enters the bloodstream and from there eventually crosses into the heart, brain, and other organs. 
Part Human, Part HIV
Part Human, Part HIV
Gene M. Shearer and Adriano Boasso | Jun 3, 2011
Like other enveloped viruses, HIV exits its host cell enshrouded in the cell’s membrane, which contains membrane molecules such as the human leukocyte antigens (HLA).