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Buckyballs Prevent Water Biofouling

Buckyballs Prevent Water Biofouling

Researchers at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina have shown that buckyballs could prevent bacteria and other contaminants from attaching to water pipes and the membranes used to filter water in filtration plants. When bacteria attach to these surfaces, they ...

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What Helps HIV Penetrate White Blood Cells?

What Helps HIV Penetrate White Blood Cells?

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the cause for the AIDS disease. The virus attacks the T-cells in our blood, an important component of our immune system. The virus penetrates the host by fusing its membrane with the host’s membrane. ...

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