A Finer Mesh

Ying-Ying Wang, a biomedical engineering doctoral student; and Samuel Lai, an assistant research professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Will Kirk/JHU

Johns Hopkins researchers affiliated with the Institute for NanoBioTechnology have discovered a way to chemically shrink the naturally occurring holes in the body’s protective mucus layer so that it will keep out more unwanted particles. Read more here. http://www.jhu.edu/news/home09/feb09/mesh.html

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