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Andy Sarles’ research identifies how cholesterol affects Alzheimer’s disease.
Sarles and his ORNL counterpart Shuo Qian want to know if a relationship exists between cholesterol in the cell membrane and the plaque-forming amyloid beta fibrils linked to debilitating Alzheimer’s disease. Sarles’ team uses a tool invented to create artificial cell membranes between two water droplets. With it they can control membrane composition, size, and other properties—historically a difficult task to accomplish. Read More…
Eric Lukosi’s research improves containers for storing nuclear fission products
Lukosi takes the first step in the long road towards achieving a next generation neutron-imaging sensor that will be able to characterize and confirm whether the materials we choose to use in critical applications remain effective and safe. Read More…