mouse macrophage

Hungry Macrophages Keep Tattoos on Mice’s Skin
Diana Kwon | Mar 7, 2018 | 2 min read
A new study reveals that a constant stream of ink-gobbling immune cells helps hold tattoos in place.
Image of the Day: Everybody Vomits
The Scientist | Aug 31, 2017 | 1 min read
In a process known as vomocytosis, macrophages swallow pathogens whole only to spew them back out later, unharmed.