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Short article: "Lipid #nanoparticles are the fatty molecular envelopes that help strands of #mRNA — the genetic messenger for making #DNA code into proteins — evade the body's biological gatekeepers & reach their target cell..."

"#nanomaterials may have a wide range of effects... Experiments so far have also shown possible harmful effects on #invertebrates & #fish, including effects on behaviour, #reproduction & development."…

#biodiversity #ecology
"There is less research to date on #soil systems and #terrestrial species, and it is not clear whether laboratory results relate to what may happen out in the real world." [source document, 2009]…
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Cool paper 👉 They analyze infection/microbiome in #Alzheimer's from an evolutionary perspective👆and examine how aspects of #globalization can support to the ability of microbes in the gut, oral cavity, nasal cavity + brain to drive Alzhiemer's pathology: ImageImage
As we have done in several of our papers on #infection in chronic inflammatory disease 👉 They point out how international airline travel, population density in cities + high levels of air pollution can contribute to the spread of pathogens capable of driving Alzheimer's symptoms
I found this study they cite particularly interesting 👉 Children chronically exposed to high concentration of air #pollutants in Mexico City exhibited systemic + brain inflammation, amyloid deposition + breakdown of the blood brain barrier: Image
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