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Possible HIV Vaccine Found In The Evolution Of Antibodies
2013-04-05 13:09:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When HIV enters the human body, it begins an arms race with the immune system which is constantly attempting to develop new ways to destroy the invader. Unfortunately, the body is at some point overwhelmed by a multitude of HIV mutations before the immune system is able to develop a superweapon against the virus. However, some immune systems do develop a superweapon called "broadly neutralizing antibodies” a few years after the...

2013-03-18 20:47:22

In the future, artifical cells may produce complex protein structures on demand For years, scientists around the world have dreamed of building a complete, functional, artificial cell. Though this vision is still a distant blur on the horizon, many are making progress on various fronts. Prof. Roy Bar-Ziv and his research team in the Weizmann Institute´s Materials and Interfaces Department recently took a significant step in this direction when they created a two-dimensional, cell-like...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.