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2010-12-20 15:41:23

Fast-moving objects create blurry images in photography, and the same challenge exists when scientists observe cellular interactions within tissues constantly in motion, such as the breathing lung.

2010-12-07 19:01:00

Scientists at The Vision Centre have found new evidence that the common blinding disease macular degeneration (MD) may result from poorly regulated immune responses similar to those linked to Alzheimer’s disease or cerebral haemorrhages.

2010-11-24 11:45:44

Scientists at Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have solved a long-standing mystery about HIV infection–namely how HIV promotes the death of CD4 T cells.

2010-10-28 21:46:53

White blood cells called neutrophils are part of the body's first line of defense against bacterial infection.

2010-10-27 14:42:55

A team of international scientists led by Dr Florent Ginhoux of the Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) of Singapore’s Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), have made a breakthrough that could lead to a better understanding of many neurodegenerative and inflammatory brain disorders.

2010-10-25 16:17:36

A new study reveals that two enzymes help immune cells deploy pathogen-killing traps by unraveling and using the chromatin (DNA and its associated proteins) contained in the cells' nuclei to form defensive webs.

2010-10-15 17:09:01

Researchers at the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine are using an innovative new imaging technique to study how white blood cells (called neutrophils) respond to inflammation, and have revealed new targets to inhibit the response.

2010-09-03 13:03:30

Cigarette smoke shuts off a key enzyme in airways that regulates the body's response to inflammation.

2010-09-03 11:34:34

Cigarette smoke shuts off a key enzyme in airways that regulates the body's response to inflammation, according to findings from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

2010-07-29 16:59:35

Mushrooms are among the many foods thought to play an important role in keeping the immune system healthy.


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