Medicine Dec 7
Medicine
Magnets instead of antibiotics could provide a possible new treatment method for blood infection. This involves the blood of patients being mixed with magnetic iron particles, which bind the bacteria to them after which they are removed from the blood using magnets.
Life Sciences Dec 7
Life Sciences

Bacteria able to shed their cell wall assume new, mostly spherical shapes. ETH researchers have shown that these cells, known as L-forms, are not only viable but that their reproductive mechanisms may even correspond to those of early life forms.

Life Sciences Dec 7
Life Sciences

A protein that stays attached on chromosomes during cell division plays a critical role in determining the type of cell that stem cells can become.