Concept designs of battle-ready pathogens and blood cells would make…

Sadly, Blood 48:14 isn't a real video game. When illustrator and video game artist Nicholas Beales needed to come up with a game design idea for his school's final year project, he turned to the human body for inspiration. He imagined a real-time strategy game in which the player controls microscopic pathogens as they… » 1/13/13 3:00pm 1/13/13 3:00pm

Chlamydia infects your cells with a Trojan Horse

Chlamydia trachomatis is a frighteningly accomplished human pathogen. It's the most frequently reported bacterial STD in the United States, the number one cause of acquired blindness in developing countries, and the leading cause of infertility in the Western world. And yet, many of the molecular mechanisms by which… » 10/07/11 9:30am 10/07/11 9:30am