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2011-06-09 23:36:54

After eight years of work, researchers have unearthed what has been a well-kept secret of our immune system's success.

2010-11-01 15:24:58

A team of Melbourne and London researchers have shown how a protein called perforin punches holes in, and kills, rogue cells in our bodies.

2010-11-01 15:22:35

Scientists from the UK and Australia have seen the human immune system's assassin – a protein called perforin – in action for the first time.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.