Monthly Archives: September 2015

Call for Visual AIDS Curatorial Residency for March 2016

Applications are due by November 15. …read more

By |September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Humans and monkeys affected by the same malaria parasite in the Amazon region

Research scientists in Tübingen discover indications that two types of parasites are actually one with several host species – this has consequences for the global battle against the… …read more

By |September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Portable, rapid DNA test can detect Ebola, other pathogens

Scientists completed a proof-of-principle study on a real-time blood test based on DNA sequencing that can be used to rapidly diagnose Ebola and other acute infections. …read more

By |September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Molecular ‘kiss of death’ flags pathogens: Pockets of bad bugs marked to summon cleanup crew

Many bugs that make us sick — bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites — hide out in our cells in protective little bubbles called vacuoles. …read more

By |September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Meningitis model shows infection’s sci-fi-worthy creep into the brain

Scientists at Duke Medicine are using transparent fish to watch in real time as Cryptococcal meningitis takes over the brain. …read more

By |September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|