THROAT MOTION These Band-Aid‒like throat sensors can monitor the recovery of stroke survivors long after they leave the hospital.
Elliott Abel/Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
VANISHING ACT Globs of a protein linked to Alzheimer’s (red) dot a brain sample from a 10-month-old mouse (left). But these disease hallmarks largely vanish in a similar mouse that mostly lacks a particular brain enzyme.
X. Hu et al/JEM 2018
BAD BLOOD Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) are a menacing bunch. Even when the bloodthirsty insects are eradicated from a home, they leave allergy-triggering chemicals behind.