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Fruit fly study shows Hypergravity may help mitigate biological problems in space
2014-07-01 03:55:42

Before you swat away the next fruit fly, consider instead just how similar its biological complexities are to our own.

Researchers Study Allergic Reactions To Cat Dander
2013-07-25 11:16:22

New research from the University of Cambridge has helped unlock some of the long-standing mysteries behind allergic reactions to cat dander.

Long-sought Vaccines For Deadly Parasite Closer To Reality According To New Study
2012-12-13 14:18:47

One major cause of illness from food-borne diseases is the parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).

2012-02-17 00:32:46

To invade organisms such as humans, bacteria make use of a protein called flagellin, part of a tail-like appendage that helps the bacteria move about.

2011-11-23 12:09:07

Two out of every thousand babies are at risk of brain damage in connection with birth.

2010-11-18 17:23:51

It may have been 1 billion years since plants and animals branched apart on the evolutionary tree but down through the ages they have developed strikingly similar mechanisms for detecting microbial invasions and resisting diseases.

2010-10-19 15:55:39

High fat diets cause a dramatic immune system overreaction to sepsis, a condition of systemic bacterial infection.

2005-06-20 13:15:00

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the structure of a crucial human immune system molecule called TLR3, an acronym for Toll-like receptor three. In an upcoming issue of the journal Science, the protein is described as a large horseshoe-shaped coil composed of 23 leucine-rich repeats (LRRs).


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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