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An unlikely assembly plant

An unlikely assembly plant

If the ribosome makes the body’s proteins, what makes it? Oddly enough, a giant.

Imagine that you’re out for a stroll in your neighborhood, passing the same familiar landmarks you see every day, when you suddenly come upon an enormous factory. Now imagine how astonished you’d be...

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Nature studies offer a new view of the immune response, from a dendritic perspective

Nature studies offer a new view of the immune response, from a dendritic perspective

When the body is under pathogenic attack, it is the long-armed dendritic cells in the skin that identify the foreign invaders and instruct the body’s killer cells to fight them. Understanding how...

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Et Cetera

A promising target

Yale researchers have shown that an artificial gene switch can induce the growth of new blood vessels in a mouse model,...

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