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Brain Cells Can Harbor and Spread HIV Virus to the Body

Researchers have found that astrocytes, a type of brain cell, can harbor HIV and then spread the virus to immune cells that traffic out...

Synthetic red blood cells mimic natural ones, and have new abilities

Scientists have tried to develop synthetic red blood cells that mimic the favorable properties of natural ones, such as flexibility, oxygen transport and long...

A new tool helps distinguish the cause of different types of...

A new tool using cutting-edge technology is able to distinguish different types of blood clots based on what caused them, according to a study...

Sensors woven into a shirt can monitor vital signs

MIT researchers have developed a way to incorporate electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics, allowing them to create shirts or other garments that could be...

A novel method to precisely deliver therapeutics inside the body

A new way to deliver therapeutic proteins inside the body uses an acoustically sensitive carrier to encapsulate the proteins and ultrasound to image and...

Unprecedented single-cell studies in virtual embryo

Researchers from EMBL Heidelberg and from the University of Padua School of Medicine have created the first complete description of early embryo development, accounting...

Too much salt weakens the immune system

A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. Mice fed a high-salt diet were found...

Microbial DNA in patient blood may be tell-tale sign of cancer

When Gregory Poore was a freshman in college, his otherwise healthy grandmother was shocked to learn that she had late-stage pancreatic cancer. The condition...

Researchers recently proved the ability to grow human blood vessels in...

Researchers recently proved the ability to grow human blood vessels in pig, A team of researchers recently proved the ability to grow human-derived blood...

The first clinical trial with automatic blood collection and testing instruments

The first clinical trial with automatic blood collection and testing instruments, In the future, robots will be able to take blood samples, which will...

A new blood component has been discovered

A new blood component has been discovered, Mitochondria are organelles found in eukaryotic cells. As cellular respiration places, they are the "batteries" of cells...

The researchers mapped malaria parasites that spread to human blood cells

The researchers mapped malaria parasites that spread to human blood cells, Malaria parasites transform healthy red blood cells into dense versions of themselves that...

Growing tissues in space

Tissue engineering is a fast-developing field reaching new heights thanks to space research. An experiment on the International Space Station is opening up possibilities to grow artificial blood vessels for surgery on humans.

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