Archive: 08/28/2012

Protein found to regulate red blood cell size and number

The adult human circulatory system contains between 20 and 30 trillion red blood cells (RBCs), the precise size and number of which can vary from person to person. Some people may have fewer, but larger RBCs, while others ...

Aug 28, 2012
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New PLOS collection: Child mortality estimation methods

Child mortality is a key indicator not only of child health and nutrition but also of the implementation of child survival interventions and, more broadly, of social and economic development. Millennium Development Goal 4 ...

Aug 28, 2012
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