The largest bacteria in the world discovered in Guadeloupe

It can be caught with tweezers: the largest bacterium in the world, 5,000 times larger than its peers and with a much more complex structure, was discovered in Guadeloupe, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. “Thiomargarita magnifica” measures up to two centimeters, looks like an “eyelash” and shakes up the codes […]

Sepsis continues to affect cells even after hospital discharge – 04/11/2022 – Equilíbrio e Saúde

A study published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology suggests that sepsis can cause changes in the functioning of defense cells that persist even after hospital discharge. According to the authors, this cellular reprogramming may be associated with the so-called post-sepsis syndrome, whose symptoms include frequent reinfections, cardiovascular changes, cognitive deficiencies, decline in physical functioning […]

Sepsis continues to affect cells even after hospital discharge – 04/11/2022 – Equilíbrio e Saúde

A study published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology suggests that sepsis can cause changes in the functioning of defense cells that persist even after hospital discharge. According to the authors, this cellular reprogramming may be associated with the so-called post-sepsis syndrome, whose symptoms include frequent reinfections, cardiovascular changes, cognitive deficiencies, decline in physical functioning […]

How to save the “skin” of the desert?

BETWEEN LOSS AND PROFITS Biological crusts may have evolved to resist droughts, but not humans. The wall built on the United States-Mexico border runs along the southern boundary of the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Border patrol vehicles kick up a near-permanent cloud of dust as they travel back and forth through what was once […]