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Using high-resolution functional MRI (fMRI) imaging in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and in mouse models of the disease, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have clarified three fundamental issues about Alzheimer’s: where it starts, why it starts there and… Read more →
Though technically advanced, modern cardiac monitoring, pacing, and defibrillating devices obtain a pretty simple picture of the heart’s electrical activity. To truly map out the electrophysiology of the heart you’d need to wrap it in a mesh of electrodes that… Read more →
Our cells don’t live in a vacuum. They are surrounded by a complex, nurturing matrix that is essential for many biological functions, including growth and healing.
In all multicellular organisms, including people, cells make their own extracellular matrix. But in… Read more →
Engineers like to make things that work. And if one wants to make something work using nanoscale components—the size of proteins, antibodies and viruses—mimicking the behavior of cells is a good place to start since cells carry an enormous… Read more →
Professor Sami Franssila is participating in a research project that could, if successful, revolutionise the treatment of coronary thrombosis and brain damage.
You cannot walk into the clean rooms of Micronova with your snowy boots. ’We fabricate nano-scale objects so… Read more →
Speaker information: Professor David Ames, Director National Ageing Research Institute, University of Melbourne Professor of Ageing and Health, National Ageing Research Institute, Royal Melbourne Hospital. Host: Centre for Ageing and Mental Health Sciences.