New mass spectral imaging maps cell composition in 3D at over 100x resolution

Posted in Medicine on 16th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

This may allow for analysis of new medications, identify sources of pathogens, or investigate ways to overcome antibiotic resistance.

Turning Red Blood Cells into Versatile Drug Carriers

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

A startup aims to treat hard-to-treat diseases with genetically modified blood cells.

'Nanobombs' that blow up cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 9th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nanoparticles that contain a chemical used in baking bread that make cancer cells swell and burst when exposed to near-infrared laser light.

Alzheimer's: newly identified molecular mechanism could lead to treatment

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have found how brain cell connections are destroyed in early stages of the disease.

Signaling molecule helps neurons find their way in the developing brain

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

A molecule secreted in the spinal cord helps guide axons during a critical stage of central nervous system development in the embryo.