ALZHEIMER - 'Big Science' uncovers another piece in the Alzheimer's puzzle

In a paper published today, British scientists have found evidence that  biological material contributing to lesions in the brain, characteristic in Alzheimer's patients, may also cause the build-up of brain-cell-damaging toxic iron. Scientists have made the discovery using advanced imaging techniques at giant X-ray facilities - the Diamond Light Source synchrotron in Oxfordshire and other synchrotrons in Switzerland and the US ...

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