Customizing Antibodies By Learning From Sharks

2014-05-20T11:11:37+00:00 May 20, 2014|

Comparing the antibodies of sharks, which are very old from an evolutionary perspective, with those of humans, a team of researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen discovered stabilizing mechanisms that can also be applied to optimize custom-tailored antibodies in humans.

Rare Goblin Shark Caught in Gulf of Mexico

2014-05-07T23:18:31+00:00 May 7, 2014|

Commercial fisher Carl Moore wasn’t sure what he had netted last week just south of Key West, Florida (map), when he saw the fish’s flat, blade-like snout. Only after the Georgia angler photographed and released his catch was its identity confirmed: It was a goblin shark, a rare deep-sea shark, and it’s believed to be only the second such specimen ever caught in the Gulf of Mexico.

Great Whites Get A New Follower

2016-06-28T19:30:11+00:00 February 12, 2014|

They were unaware that just 150 feet offshore, Large Marge, a 16-foot-long female great white shark, was swimming slowly north, undetected in just 8 feet of water.

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