Four new subtypes of white blood cells discovered.

https://wellcome.ac.uk/news/new-types-blood-cells-discovered

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Credit: NIH/Wikimedia Commons
A magnified dendritic cell.

Funded by the Wellcome Trust, researchers from the Broad Institute spanning MIT and Harvard, have discovered four new subtypes of white blood cells using single cell genomics. The image above, from the Wellcome announcement is of a beautiful almost fungal shape, an expression of the body’s defence system.

This work is part of an ongoing project to map every cell type in the body.

 

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Invitation to the exhibition ‘Holding Space’ at the Kiosk Studio in Katoomba

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https://thekiosk.org.au/2018/01/14/holding-space-the-final-kiosk-exhibition/

Supported by CreateNSW, BMCC and a partnership between MAPBM and Toolo

The Game of Racing Patience in ICU

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Just got back the redesigned cards from the printers. They are so easy to handle when playing and look good as well. What more do you want for a good robust game.

The cards need to be tough as this card game can be no holds barred with no notion of taking turns.