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Image of the Day: Leprosy Lesion
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 23, 2018
Researchers identify two blood-clotting proteins that could be biomarkers for cardiovascular reactions in patients with leprosy.
New Blood, circa 1914
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2014
World War I provided testing grounds for novel blood-transfusion techniques.
Graphene Coating Cleans Up Clots
Kerry Grens | Feb 12, 2014
Blood clots on medical devices might be reduced by a graphene-based material.
Kerry Grens | Oct 31, 2013
A rare bleeding disorder leads scientists to uncover an unusual blood component that might be common to us all.
Communication helps target tumors
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 20, 2011
Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.