Submission of the Week
Airbourne nanoparticles are thought to be a significant pollutant, responsible for exacerbating chronic lung diseases such as asthma. Upon reaching the alveolar compartment of the lung, nanoparticles undergo biological changes to form coronas, that have the potential to initiate an immune response. However, details of the interaction between nanoparticles and the lung are yet to be fully understood. The authors aimed to determine the effect of nanoparticles on human alveolar cells, through studying exposure to nanoparticles and cell viability, the composition nanoparticle coronas and finally whether nanoparticles were able to cause inflammation.
H Whitwell, P Skipp, J Warner, M Griffiths, C Morgan, H Clark, J Madsen Based on: British Society of Immunology Annual Meeting 2014
The use of whiskerprint software to monitor fluctuating asymmetry in the whisker patterns of Western Hudson Bay polar bears
Based on: Arctic Change 2014, Poster ID:1097389
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