Curiosity Daily Podcast: Heat Through Your Head, Red Blood Cell Immunity, Venus Oceans

Learn about whether you lose more heat through your head; red blood cells in immunity; and Venus’ non-existent oceans.

December 06, 2021

Episode Show Notes:

You Don’t Lose The Most Heat Through Your Head by Ashley Hamer

Red blood cells might play a big role in immunity by Cameron Duke

  • Lam, L. K. M., Murphy, S., Kokkinaki, D., Venosa, A., Sherrill-Mix, S., Casu, C., Rivella, S., Weiner, A., Park, J., Shin, S., Vaughan, A. E., Hahn, B. H., Odom John, A. R., Meyer, N. J., Hunter, C. A., Worthen, G. S., & Mangalmurti, N. S. (2021). DNA binding to TLR9 expressed by red blood cells promotes innate immune activation and anemia. Science Translational Medicine, 13(616). https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.abj1008
  • Perelman School of Medicine. (2021, October 20). Study finds red blood cells play significant role in immune system through discovery of DNA-binding capability. Medicalxpress.com; Medical Xpress. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-10-red-blood-cells-significant-role.html

Contrary to popular belief, Venus probably never had oceans by Briana Brownell

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