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A new role for “good” microorganisms

A new role for “good” microorganisms

Findings at Yale question the consensus on how the immune system interacts with bacteria.

The human immune system is a finely honed defense mechanism that quickly detects and destroys bacterial and viral invaders. But so-called “good” bacteria—which perform useful physiological roles—are...

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Lipid found to play key role in transmitting information between synapses

Yale researchers have found that a membrane lipid plays a crucial role in communicating information between synapses in the brain, according to a study published in Nature in September.“This study is...

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Alzheimer’s protein solved

Using X-ray crystallography, Yale scientists have discerned, for the first time, the atomic structure of a protein that...

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Yale scientists have found that a molecule normally associated with the growth of new blood vessels in the lungs...

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