T cell antigen receptors act alone: Longstanding immunological mystery solved

With a standard electron microscope, only dead T cells can be studied. Therefore, it is very hard to figure out the inner workings of the cell. New microscopy techniques, making it possible to study living T cells, have now led to surprising results: while it has been generally believed that T cell receptors must interact with one another for effective immune-signaling, the new study shows: T cell receptors act alone.
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The day the Apple Watch solved a murder: An Apple crime roundup

  1. The day the Apple Watch solved a murder: An Apple crime roundup  AppleInsider
  2. Latest watchOS beta hints at Apple Watch support for third-party faces  SlashGear
  3. Apple Watch code hints at future support for third-party faces  Engadget
  4. apple watch series 2 not turning on – Apple Community  Apple Support Communities
  5. Apple Now Offering Free Repairs of 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 Models With Swollen Batteries  Mac Rumors
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Diplomatic Riddle Solved: Neither Trumps nor Obamas to Attend Royal Wedding

  1. Diplomatic Riddle Solved: Neither Trumps nor Obamas to Attend Royal Wedding  New York Times
  2. Obamas won’t be attending Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding  Fox News
  3. Trump, May, Obamas Not on Guest List for Royal Wedding  U.S. News & World Report
  4. The Obamas Are Not Invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding  HarpersBAZAAR.com
  5. Manchester Arena attack victim, 12, amongst inspiring people invited to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding  Mirror.co.uk
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The Pay Gap Is Way Too Entrenched To Be Solved By Women Alone

  1. The Pay Gap Is Way Too Entrenched To Be Solved By Women Alone  FiveThirtyEight
  2. Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps  Fortune
  3. I Never Experienced the Wage Gap—Until I Became a Woman  InStyle
  4. Pay-equity movement wins some big corporate converts  STLtoday.com
  5. Today is Equal Pay Day, but as companies strive toward equal pay for women, wage gap remains ‘stuck’  Chicago Tribune
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20-year-old mystery of malaria vaccine target solved

The human piece of a malaria infection puzzle has been revealed for the first time, solving a long-standing mystery. A protein displayed on the surface of malaria parasites called ‘TRAP’ is a high-priority vaccine target, but how it interacts with human host cells has remained a puzzle. Scientists have discovered a receptor protein on the surface of human cells that the TRAP protein interacts with as it navigates through the body.
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This 4,000-Year-Old Mummy Just Solved a Century-Old Mystery

This 4,000-Year-Old Mummy Just Solved a Century-Old MysteryA team of forensic scientists has managed to extract DNA from a 4,000-year-old mummy, and their finding has solved a century-old mystery of its ransacked tomb. The Egyptian mummy wasn’t a fully preserved corpse, but rather a decapitated, mutilated, bandage-wrapped head that archaeologists found on top of a coffin when they excavated a tomb back in 1915. As the researchers explained in a paper published March 1 in the journal Genes, the tomb belonged to an Egyptian Middle Kingdom governor named Djehutynakht.


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Forensic Scientist Claims to Have Solved the Amelia Earhart Mystery

  1. Forensic Scientist Claims to Have Solved the Amelia Earhart Mystery  Gizmodo
  2. Amelia Earhart: Island bones ‘likely’ belonged to famed pilot  BBC News
  3. Bones from Pacific island likely those of Amelia Earhart, researchers say  CNN
  4. The Nikumaroro bones identification controversy: First-hand examination versus evaluation by proxy — Amelia Earhart …  Bradford Scholars – University of Bradford
  5. Scientist ’99 percent’ sure bones found belong to Amelia Earhart  New York Post
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