Sarah C.P. Williams

All Stories by Sarah C.P. Williams

  1. illustrations of nanoparticles

    Nanoparticles beat back atherosclerosis

    Nanoparticles that find and destroy waxy plaques in blood vessels could be the next big treatment for heart disease.

  2. Traces of Inaugural Life

    Earth’s first living organisms didn’t leave behind footprints or bite marks or bones. These single cells thrived quietly in a tiny pocket somewhere on the planet. For centuries, scientists trying to describe this earliest life have relied on evidence provided by biology, studying what features modern life-forms have in common to deduce the most primitive […]