News tagged with collateral damage

Immune defense without collateral damage

Researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland have clarified the role of the enzyme MPO. In fighting infections, this enzyme, which gives pus its greenish color, produces a highly aggressive acid that can kill pathogens ...

date17 hours ago in Cell & Microbiology
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Faster, more precise airstrikes within reach

Air-ground fire coordination—also known as Close Air Support or CAS—is a dangerous and difficult business. Pilots and dismounted ground agents must ensure they hit only the intended target using just voice directions ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Engineering
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