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Evolving immune fighters in the gut

The inside of our small intestine teems with microbes – our gut microbiome – while just across a thin barrier, the immune system patrols and prepares for battle.

Nov 03, 2016
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How naive T cells decline with age

AIM, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), published an intriguing paper in Scientific Reports, on August 2, detailing a novel explanation to a problem known to immunologists for decades: What causes the decline in ...

Aug 02, 2016
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Lipid helps lymphocytes patrol

The mechanism of efficient lymphocyte motility within lymphoid tissues has remained unknown. A research group led by Osaka University and the University of Turku has found for the first time that a lipid called lysophosphatidic ...

Apr 11, 2016
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Cancer cells eat their neighbors' 'words'

Cancer cells are well-known as voracious energy consumers, but even veteran cancer-metabolism researcher Deepak Nagrath was surprised by their latest exploit: Experiments in his lab at Rice University show that some cancer ...

Mar 07, 2016
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New direction urged to improve cancer nanotechnology

Researchers involved in a national effort to develop cancer treatments that harness nanotechnology are recommending pivotal changes in the field because experiments with laboratory animals and efforts based on current assumptions ...

Mar 02, 2016
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