Nancy Turner and Joel Moake, Rice University (image) Rice University Share Print E-Mail Caption Rice University researchers Nancy Turner (left) and Joel Moake have found an unexpected link between a protein that triggers the formation of blood clots and other proteins that are essential for the body's immune system. Credit Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Usage Restrictions For news reporting purposes only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.