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Deploying Exosomes to Win a Battle of the Sexes


A study in JCB provides further detail into how male fruit flies deploy exosomes to alter the mating behavior of females. The findings also identify a signaling pathway that might play a role in human cancers of tissues that secrete exosomes, such...
20-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Club Cells Are “Bad Guys” During Flu Infection


Reserachers show that a specialized subset of lung cells can shake flu infection, yet they remain stamped with an inflammatory gene signature that wreaks havoc in the lung.
13-Aug-2014 11:20 AM EDT

Sugary Bugs Subvert Antibodies


Researchers reveal how a lung-damaging bacterium turns the body's antibody response in its favor.
6-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Tackling Liver Injury


Researchers uncover a new drug that spurs liver regeneration after surgery.
6-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Key Adjustment Enables Parasite Shape-Shifting

Crafty parasites undergo dramatic shape changes that enable them to adapt to different living conditions and thrive. Researchers show that these transformations might not be as difficult as they appear.
30-Jul-2014 11:15 AM EDT

Healing the Heart with Fat


A diet enriched in 18-HEPE might help prevent heart failure in patients with cardiovascular diseases, according to researchers in Japan.
16-Jul-2014 11:15 AM EDT

Study Links Enzyme to Alzheimer’s Disease


Unclogging the body’s protein disposal system may improve memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers in Korea.
16-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Unlocking the Therapeutic Potential of SLC13 Transporters


A new study provides the first functional analysis of a member of a family of transporter proteins implicated in diabetes, obesity, and lifespan, potentially providing the key that will enable researchers to unlock their therapeutic potential.
18-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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