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Latest Coagulation Stories

Blood Clotting With Gold Nanoparticles
2013-07-26 10:23:00

Controlled by an infrared laser, gold nanoparticles can now be used to turn blood clotting on and off - a useful tool for doctors who are trying to control clotting during surgery.

2013-07-25 10:18:45

Researchers have designed tiny, light-controlled gold particles that can release DNA controls to switch blood clotting off and on.

Tick Saliva New Insight Into Blood Clotting
2013-07-03 09:21:15

Scientists recently uncovered a surprising potential connection between tick saliva and treatment for heart disease and stroke.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.