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Breathing Life into Lung Microbiome Research
Breathing Life into Lung Microbiome Research
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 9, 2014
Although it’s far less populated than the mouth community that helps feed it, researchers increasingly appreciate the role of the lung microbiome in respiratory health.
Flexible Cells
Flexible Cells
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2013
When stretched, lung cells signal to each other by releasing ATP.
Lung stem cells -- for real?
Jef Akst | May 14, 2011
There's good, stem cell-related news for another organ this week -- the lung. Researchers say they have found lung stem cells, which may hold therapeutic value for repairing damaged respiratory tissue, according to a study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).