X-Ray Laser Helps Fight Sleeping Sickness: Exploiting Parasite's Weak Spot May Lead to New Treatments, Department of Energy Study

Published: Nov 30, 2012

An international group of scientists working at the Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has mapped a weak spot in the parasite that causes African sleeping sickness, pinpointing a promising new target for treating a disease that kills tens of thousands of people each year.

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