Latest Capillary Stories
Although the incidence of malaria has declined in all but a few countries worldwide, according to a World Health Organization report earlier this month, malaria remains a global threat.
Physicians caring for patients with sepsis may soon have a new safe and cost-effective treatment for this life-threatening illness.
While the blood-brain barrier (BBB) protects the brain from harmful chemicals occurring naturally in the blood, it also obstructs the transport of drugs to the brain.
Study reveals unique way capillaries clear blockages and how process slows in aging brain.
Scientists have long used ultra-fine glass tubes known as capillaries to analyze the chemical makeup of substances. Called capillary electrophoresis, or CE, the method applies high voltage to the capillaries, and by measuring the rate that the various materials move through the capillaries, researchers are able to identify individual compounds.
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.