Immunology

Salmonella jams signals from bacteria-fighting mast cells

A protein in Salmonella inactivates mast cells—critical players in the body's fight against bacteria and other pathogens—rendering them unable to protect against bacterial spread in the body, according to researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why do you want to eat the baby?

What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers? This reaction, which everyone has noticed or felt, could have biological underpinnings related to maternal functions. For the ...

Medical research

Right combination of sugars regulates brain development in worms

If the development of our nervous system is disturbed, we risk developing serious neurological diseases, impairing our sensory systems, movement control or cognitive functions. This is true for all organisms with a well-developed ...

Other

Giving paralysed people control and independence

A device that offers paralysed individuals - including those in the most severe 'locked-in' state - better control and communication has been developed and improved, thanks to a project funded by the European Research Council ...

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