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Surface rendering of microscopy image showing two dendritic cells (green) communicating with a nociceptor neuron (violet).
How Cells in the Skin Team Up To Fight Pathogens
Immune cells and pain neurons form complex partnerships to protect our bodies from pathogens, new research reveals.
How Cells in the Skin Team Up To Fight Pathogens
How Cells in the Skin Team Up To Fight Pathogens

Immune cells and pain neurons form complex partnerships to protect our bodies from pathogens, new research reveals.

Immune cells and pain neurons form complex partnerships to protect our bodies from pathogens, new research reveals.

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Micrograph image of cancer cells stained violet.
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Octopus in tank lined with black dots
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