Savoring Lisbon’s Local Tastes on a Budget

Lisbon may be one of Europe’s more affordable capitals, but if you’re in search of a spectacular meal, it’s not difficult to drop 120 euros (about $135) for a three-course dinner (without wine) at restaurants like the Michelin-starred Belcanto. Fortunately, budget travelers can turn to tascas: small, unpretentious restaurants that, back in the early part…

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Immunology — not just supporting actors

Non-classical monocytes were long thought to play a purely surveillance role in the immune system. With the aid of a novel marker (PD-L1), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich researchers have now shown that they are directly involved in the regulation of immune response. Monocytes comprise a functionally specific group of white blood cells and are known…

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