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Exploring the Origin of the Brain’s Immune System

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer New discoveries made by researchers shed light on the origin of the brain’s immune […]

The role of red blood cells in the immune system

New research has uncovered the function of red blood cells as immune sensors that detect and bind to cell-free DNA […]

How cancer cells actively evade the immune system

Scientists have uncovered an unexpected relationship between the body’s immune system and tumorigenesis, which could prove useful for the development […]

Can the body’s own immune system fight cancer cells?

A recent study has provided evidence for a molecule in the immune system that can kill genetically diverse cancer cells […]

Ancient DNA provides insights into how tuberculosis shaped the immune system

A new study, using ancient DNA, has revealed how tuberculosis has affected populations over the past 2,000 years and impacted […]

Genomic landscape of how cancer cells evade the immune system

Researchers from Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research at the University of Toronto, have mapped the genes that allow […]

T cell activation experiment boosts search for immune disease treatments

In a first-of-its-kind experiment, researchers have identified links between 127 genes and immune diseases. The study provides new insights into […]

Immune-cell atlas enables tissue-specific exploration

A new study has genetically mapped immune cell populations across several human tissues to create an open-access atlas of the […]

Genome Giants – Leroy Hood, Co-founder and Professor, Institute for Systems Biology

Leroy Hood is a pioneer of systems biology and Professor and Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle. He […]

New CRISPR-Cas System is Found to Cut RNA

Researchers at the Delft University of Technology have discovered a new CRISPR-Cas system that is able to cut viral RNA […]