Author: Leigh MacMillan
May. 31, 2012—The molecular structure of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease – and the surprising discovery that it binds cholesterol – could lead to new therapeutics for the memory-robbing disease.
May. 14, 2012—The epithelial cells that line the intestines have a newly discovered mechanism for protecting us against microbes: they fire anti-bacterial "bullets" into the gut.
Apr. 13, 2012—A new viral protein structure could jump-start vaccine development for two leading causes of lower respiratory disease in children and elderly adults.