immune system

May 15, 2021

The Triple Threat of Coronavirus

Severe symptoms of COVID-19, leading often to death, are thought to result from the patient’s own acute immune response rather than from damage inflicted directly by the virus. Immense research efforts...

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August 12, 2020

New Method Sees Into More Cells Than Ever Before

A new technology developed at the Weizmann Institute of Science may help answer outstanding questions about the immune system, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and more. Invading cells’ private space – prying into...

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July 24, 2019

First Impressions Go a Long Way in the Immune System

First impressions are important – they can set the stage for the entire course of a relationship. The same is true for the impressions the cells of our immune system...

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January 10, 2019

The Immune System’s Fountain of Youth

If only we could keep our bodies young, healthy and energetic, even as we attain the wisdom of our years. But now new research at the Weizmann Institute of Science...

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May 31, 2017

The Immune System’s Role in the Developing Brain – New Study

We usually think of the immune system as the body’s police force, vigilantly patrolling for invading pathogens and toxins to destroy—but a new study published in Nature Communications from Professor Orly...

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