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Latest Stephen Beverley Stories

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2011-02-11 08:25:00

A parasite and a virus may be teaming up in a way that increases the parasite’s ability to harm humans.

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2010-07-18 07:38:58

A parasite estimated to afflict as many as 12 million people worldwide relies on a family of genes that should make it vulnerable to compounds developed to treat cancer and other disorders.

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2009-04-10 08:16:07

For years, microbiologist Stephen Beverley, Ph.D., has tried to get the disease-causing parasite Leishmania in the mood for love.


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'.