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The biology of Alzheimer’s – and what we might do to cure it | Lou Reese

Why do people get Alzheimer’s? How do you differentiate amongst the different types, and what’s really going on? With imaging now we can see the accumulation of certain toxic proteins in people’s brains. There is general consensus that there are a number of these that are implicated in the disease. A-beta (or Beta-Amyloid), tau, alpha […]

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Biomedical Engineer – Careers in Science and Engineering

[ANNCR] SHE RUNS A RESEARCH LAB. SHE TEACHES AT A UNIVERSITY. AND SHE’S A CO-FOUNDER OF A NANOTECHNOLOGIES COMPANY. [ANNCR] LIVING BY THE WISDOM OF YODA, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER MICHELLE KHINE IS ALL ABOUT EMBRACING LIFE. The problems that we work on, these are important problems. There is a possibility that we can really make a […]

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What is Biochemistry? What do Biochemists study? | Biology |

What is Biochemistry? The Chemistry of Life. You know about atoms and molecules from Chemistry. But there’s nothing ALIVE about chemistry. It’s just chemicals in a beaker. So what’s so special about the molecules of life? It’s a case of emergent properties. That is, as biological molecules come together and interact, new and surprising properties […]

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