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Nose Invaders Review

3 years agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

So the best way to combat the Flu is by flicking mucus at bacteria, eh?
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Cystic fibrosis mucus defect present at birth, study shows

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 months ago)

Mucus is key to keeping our lungs clean and clear of bacteria, viruses, and other foreign particles that can cause infection and inflammation. When we inhale microbes and dust, they are trapped in the mucus and then swept up and out... Read Post

Disease-causing bacterial invaders aided by failure of immune system switch

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (9 months ago)

Immune system defenses against dangerous bacteria in the gut can be breached by turning off a single molecular switch that governs production of the protective mucus lining our intestinal walls, according to a study led by researche... Read Post

Ulcer-causing bacteria baffled by mucus: Researchers discover impact of viscoelasticity on collective behavior of swimming microorganisms

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

A new study demonstrates how introducing certain polymers—like those found in human mucus and saliva—into an aquatic environment makes it significantly more difficult for ulcer-causing bacteria and other microorganisms to coordinate... Read Post

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