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Cells that look like tennis balls

June 17, 2016

  • Doctor speaks at podium.

    Antibiotic Use, Resistance Threaten Global Health

    As antibiotic use rises rapidly worldwide, resistance continues to climb. It is now a burgeoning public health threat. How can we conserve these miracle drugs so they continue to fight disease and save lives?
  • Dr. Holland addresses audience.

    Positive Outlook on Life Key To Healthy Aging

    Aging isn’t as bad as it seems. Despite the downsides to growing older, on average seniors report a better quality of life than people much younger. A positive outlook is seen as key to healthy aging.
  • Dr. Brooks aboard his bike

    NIH’ers Bike to Work in Droves, Once Again

    It's a given that NIH'ers will turn out for Bike to Work Day each spring, even in the pouring rain. But it's extra nice when the weather cooperates.
  • Dr. Pettigrew points to a display.

    NIBIB Showcases Biomedical Tech for Congressional Staff

    A hand-held ultrasound needle-guidance device, cuffless blood pressure monitor and brain-wave sensor were among the technologies exhibited for about 30 congressional staff members who visited NIBIB recently. They were attending the institute's Discoveries in Technology Expo.
Cells that look like tennis balls

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, bacteria bound to a neutrophil, a type of white blood cell

Photo: NIAID

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