How some trypanosomes cause sleeping sickness while others don’t?

Main Points: Trypanosome parasites transmitted by tsetse flies cause devastating diseases in humans and livestock. Different subspecies infect different hosts: Trypanosoma

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Rural microbes could boost city dwellers’ health

Main Points: The greater prevalence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory disorders among people of lower socioeconomic status might

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How rotavirus infection accelerates autoimmune diabetes in a mouse model

Main Points: A combination of genetic predisposition and environmental factors is believed to cause autoimmune (type 1) diabetes. A study published

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Immune cells are involved in the limb-regeneration of lizard-like animal

Main Point: Researchers have found that macrophages, large immune cells that protect us against infection, are required for the regeneration

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Cyclic GMP-AMP Synthase – a newly discovered enzyme and innate immunity sensor

Cyclic guanosine monophosphate–adenosine monophosphate (Cyclic GMP-AMP Synthase, or cGAS) is a newly discovered enzyme. It belongs to the family of

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“Tattooing” and efficient delivery of the DNA vaccine in the body

Researchers have successfully designed a novel type of vaccine-delivery film that is thought to improve the efficiency of DNA vaccines.

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