Archive: 12/11/2010

Tolerating foreign materials in food

An international team of molecular biologists led by RIKEN researchers (Japan) has unraveled key details of the molecular mechanism whereby the body’s immune system determines what to attack among the organisms and food ...

dateNov 12, 2010 in Medical research
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Revealing a missing link

When it comes to genes, it’s definitely possible to have too much of a good thing. Accordingly, mammalian females have a mechanism that randomly inactivates one of the two X sex chromosomes within each somatic cell nucleus, ...

dateNov 12, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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