Tag: "unlocks" at biology news
Front-line immune cells mature in four stages, study shows
...ile there is a lot more work to do, this discovery unlocks
another of Mother Nature's secrets," says principal investigator Michael A. Caligiuri, director of the OSUCCC and the Division of Hematology-Oncology. "Still, we believe it opens new doors to manipulating the human immune system to our benefit, and ...
The American obsession with the perfect lawn
...Western Reserve University historian Ted Steinberg unlocks
the mystery of the all-American landscape and winds up mowing down the turf industry along the way. Steinberg clips away at the $40 billion lawn industry and reveals the far-reaching consequences that the turf fixation has had for the environment an...
Immune cells known as macrophages linked to growth of lymph vessels in eyes, scientists discover
...ology at Harvard Medical School, respectively. "It unlocks
a whole new dimension in our understanding of these important cells." The body uses lymph vessels to bring immune cells to an injured organ to carry away debris and fluid to aid healing. Lymph vessels can play a different kind of role in cancer, offe...
Dental researchers answer key enamel question
...ineralization," the researchers wrote. The finding unlocks
one mystery of enamel formation and may have long-term applications. Growing artificial enamel is a decades-old goal among researchers in dental science and, more generally, in the medical-device community. As a filling material, enamel has the poten...