News tagged with mucus

'Evolved' virus may improve gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Iowa have turned a relatively benign virus into a highly infectious form that is ideal as a carrier for gene therapy. In its ...

dateFeb 16, 2009 in
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High-angle helix helps bacteria swim

(Phys.org) —A high-angle helix helps microorganisms like sperm and bacteria swim through mucus and other viscoelastic fluids, according to a new study by researchers from Brown University and the University of Wisconsin. ...

dateAug 13, 2013 in General Physics
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