Archive: 07/21/2011

Scavenger cells accomplices to viruses

Mucosal epithelia do not have any receptors on the outer membrane for the absorption of viruses like hepatitis C, herpes, the adenovirus or polio, and are thus well-protected against pathogenic germs. However, certain viruses, ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Calvin less strict than thought

The prevailing view of Calvin as a rigid, authoritarian figure should possibly be adjusted, says Dutch researcher Ernst van den Hemel. Although Calvin in his magnum opus Institutes formulates theses in a strict and decisive ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Other
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Four unusual views of the Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy is revealed in unprecedented detail in four archive observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. They show stars and structure in the galaxy’s disc, the halo of stars that ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Astronomy
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