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New method to catch notorious Alzheimer protein

Medical doctors see lumps of the protein A β-peptide in Alzheimer patients' brains. They are not sure however if this causes the disease, or if it's a consequence of the damage these proteins do on brain membranes. Resolving ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Why do cells make invadopodia?

During development and immune system function in animals, specialized cells acquire the ability to invade other tissues. Such invasive behavior is important for neural crest cells that invade skin and provide pigmentation, ...

dateMar 01, 2016 in Cancer Cell & Microbiology
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The key to mass-producing nanomaterials

Nanoparticles - tiny particles 100,000 times smaller than the width of a strand of hair - can be found in everything from drug delivery formulations to pollution controls on cars to HD TV sets. With special properties derived ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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