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Innovative smallpox vaccine research study to be conducted at Case Medical Center

...s fatal infectious disease characterized by raised bumps that appear on the face and body of an infected person. There is no specific treatment for smallpox disease, and the only prevention is vaccination. The World Health Organization declared the disease eradicated in 1980 with the success of a worldwide...

Nanotextured implant materials: blending in, not fighting back

...this lining and create a texture of fine nanoscale bumps on the inside of the blood vessel. This contrasts ...l grafts, so they came out completely covered with bumps that were 100, 200 or 500 nanometers in diameter. The surface with 200-nanometer features strongly f...

Chemical switch triggers critical cell activities

...on this project. In such close quarters, NEDD8 bumps the docking site, making it rotate like the paddle wheel on a riverboat that carries a notch on one of its paddles. As the docking site rotates, it carries the notch all the way around to the other side, next to NEDD8. As soon as the notch of the do...

Bats use touch receptors on wings to fly, catch prey, study finds

...ain Merkel cells, a type of "touch" cell common in bumps on the skin of most mammals, including humans. Bat touch domes are different, however, because they feature a tiny hair poking out of the center. When Zook recorded the electrical activity of the Merkel cells, he found they were sensitive to air flo...

Nano-bumps could help repair clogged blood vessels

...h better to materials that possess smaller surface bumps than are found on conventional materials used to m...rchers tested discs of titanium containing surface bumps about as wide as 100 nanometers ?or billionths of a meter. The metals used to make conventional sten...

Key molecule in plant photo-protection identified

...appeared, nearby branches of nerve cells developed bumps andswellings."If you look under the electron microscope at these swellings, they arefilled with abnormal amounts of different types of cellular parts knownas organelles," Holtzman explains. "Normally any given segment of anerve cell branch would have...

Mouse brain cells rapidly recover after Alzheimer's plaques are cleared

...appeared, nearby branches of nerve cells developed bumps andswellings."If you look under the electron microscope at these swellings, they arefilled with abnormal amounts of different types of cellular parts knownas organelles," Holtzman explains. "Normally any given segment of anerve cell branch would have...

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