Four new subtypes of white blood cells discovered.

https://wellcome.ac.uk/news/new-types-blood-cells-discovered Credit: NIH/Wikimedia Commons A magnified dendritic cell. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, researchers from the Broad Institute spanning MIT and Harvard, have discovered four new subtypes of white blood cells using single cell genomics. The image above, from the Wellcome announcement is of a beautiful almost fungal shape, an expression of the body's defence [...]

ABC Australia – Why are there different blood types ?

31 July, 2014 2:00PM AEST A bloody mystery: why do humans have blood types? By Matthew Bevan Despite a century of study into blood types, scientists still don’t know what purpose they serve. What’s your blood type? Are you the universal donor O-? Or maybe you’re the universal recipient AB+. Surprisingly, despite a century of [...]