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DNA nanoswitches reveal how life's molecules connect

A complex interplay of molecular components governs almost all aspects of biological sciences - healthy organism development, disease progression, and drug efficacy are all dependent on the ...

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Google is making fake human skin to test its cancer-detecting nanoparticles

Last October, Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloodstream and report back to a smart wristband. Now, if this ...

15 hours ago from The Verge

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Biomaterial coating raises prospect of more successful medical implants

A novel, bacteria-repelling coating material that could increase the success of medical implants has been created by researchers.

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Medical Xpress

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New clues about a brain protein with high affinity for Valium

Valium, one of the best known antianxiety drugs, produces its calming effects by binding with a particular protein in the brain. But the drug has an almost equally strong affinity for a completely ...

Thu 29 Jan 15 from

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Neutron beams reveal how two potential pieces of Parkinson's puzzle fit

To understand diseases like Parkinson's, the tiniest of puzzles may hold big answers. That's why a team including scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have ...

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UK Synthetic Biology Centres tasked with addressing public concerns

An extra £32m for synthetic biology research in the UK comes with funding to encourage responsible innovation. Social media analysis offers a heads up on new research ideas and potential public ...

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Damaged DNA may stall patrolling molecule to initiate repair

Sites where DNA is damaged may cause a molecule that slides along the DNA strand to scan for damage to slow on its patrol, delaying it long enough to recognize and initiate repair. The finding ...

Wed 28 Jan 15 from

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MakerBot 3D printer used to create tracheal cartilage

Researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have successfully created cartilage using a MakerBot 3D printer. The team made use of the technology to quickly and affordably prototype ...

9 hours ago from Gizmag

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Scientists discover way to unboil an egg – and the results are not as pointless as that sounds

A major study backed by the US and Australian governments has made a revolutionary breakthrough – they have managed to unboil an ordinary egg.

Tue 27 Jan 15 from The Independent

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Researchers develop genetic blueprint for organelles that give simple cells new functions

A research team including Dr. Stefan Schiller, his assistants Dr. Matthias Huber and Dr. Andreas Schreiber, and further groups from Freiburg and Hungary has refuted a long-held assumption in ...

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