Body & Brain

Topic Image Rail

illustrations of nanoparticles

NANO VARIETY Nanoparticles can repair blood vessel damage, break up plaques, stop immune molecules from overreacting and even respond to the pressure of plaque-narrowed vessels in animal studies. 

E. coli

SUPERBUG A strain of E. coli resistant to the antibiotic colistin has infected a woman in Pennsylvania (3-D rendering of an E. coli bacteria shown).

A-beta fibrils ensnare yeast cells

LOCKDOWN Strong A-beta fibrils ensnare dangerous yeast cells (black) in a dish, a defensive move that may serve as an important part of the immune system.

Body & Brain

Subscribe to RSS - Body & Brain