Research team discovers "immune gene" in Neanderthals

A research group at Bonn University, Germany, and international collaborators discovered a novel receptor, which allows the immune system of modern humans to recognize dangerous invaders, and subsequently elicits an immune ...

Structure helps yield drug 'hypersensitivity' tests for patients

(Phys.org) —From a patient's point of view, one of the unsettling things about taking a new drug is the possibility of unwelcome side effects or worse, dangerous allergic reactions. As drugs are being developed and then ...