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Changing what heart cells eat could help them regenerate

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Switching what the powerhouses of heart cells consume for energy could help the heart regenerate when cells die, a new study led by UT Southwestern researchers suggests. The finding, published in the Feb. 20, 2020, Nature Metabolism, could open whole new avenues for treating a variety …

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How malaria detects and shields itself from approaching immune cells

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Malaria parasites can sense a molecule produced by approaching immune cells and then use it to protect themselves from destruction, according to new findings published today in eLife. The study, led by scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), …

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Study examines impact of B cells on stroke recovery

New UK research reveals that B cells may travel to remote areas of the brain to improve recovery after a stroke. Credit: University of Kentucky New University of Kentucky research shows that the immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve recovery after a stroke. The …

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New technique allows scientists to ‘listen in’ on cancer cells

Electron microscopic image of a single human lymphocyte. Credit: Dr. Triche National Cancer Institute Scientists have a developed a new technique to decipher how millions of individual cells are communicating with each other in miniature tumours grown in the lab, known as organoids, according to new research published in Nature …

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Scientists stop breast cancer cells from spreading

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Biologists have discovered a way to stop cells from one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer spreading in the lab. The study points towards new avenues of research to combat the devastating disease. The results of the study of triple-negative breast cancer by the …

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DNA misfolding in white blood cells increases risk for type 1 diabetes

Credit: CC0 Public Domain It’s known that genetics, or an inherited genome, is a major determinant of one’s risk for autoimmune diseases, like Type 1 diabetes. In human cells, a person’s genome—about six feet of DNA—is compressed into the micrometer space of the nucleus via a three-dimensional folding process. Specialized …

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