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Neutrophils are the innate immune system's 'first responders,' fighting infection in several distinct ways. These white blood cells can engulf foreign particles via phagocytosis, or they may release a
By monitoring the pulsars over five or more years, the researchers hope to find evidence of gravitational waves through tiny perturbations in the spacing of the pulsars beams
A new study of the High Arctic climate roughly 50 million years ago led by the University of Colorado at Boulder helps to explain how ancient alligators and giant tortoises were able to thrive on Elle
Georgetown scientists are among the first researchers to extract DNA from a dolphins exhalations or blow reducing the need for invasive biopsies commonly used to study these and other marine mammals
zinc salts offer rapid, prolonged suppression of gastric acid secretion. Further, they do so without the side effects that sometimes accompany the use of the popular proton pump inhibitor (PPI) class
Three taste receptors on the insects’ tongue and elsewhere are needed to detect DEET. Citronellal detection is enabled by pore-like proteins known as TRP (pronounced “trip”) channels. When these mole
Pitcher plant-dwelling mosquito shows effects of Earth's rapidly changing climate
Chemists discover how oysters bond together to form massive reef complexes.Oysters build reefs using a specialized cement, that differs in composition from their shells as well as from other marine