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A radiation-free approach to imaging molecules in the brain

Scientists hoping to get a glimpse of molecules that control brain activity have devised a new probe that allows them to image these molecules without using any chemical or radioactive labels.

Fri 2 Dec 16 from Medical Xpress

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Fast, efficient sperm tails inspire nanobiotechnology

Just like workers in a factory, enzymes can create a final product more efficiently if they are stuck together in one place and pass the raw material from enzyme to enzyme, assembly line-style. ...

Fri 2 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses

A new study by Lyle Hood, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), describes a new device that could revolutionize the delivery of medicine ...

Thu 1 Dec 16 from Medical Xpress

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New computational method to create drugs more efficiently

Researchers of the University of Barcelona have developed a more efficient computational method to identify new drugs. The study, published in the scientific journal Nature Chemistry, proposes ...

Fri 2 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Collaboration uncovers how molecular machines assemble

Ribosomesmacromolecular machines consisting of RNA and proteins that twist, fold and turnare responsible for making all of the protein within a cell and could hold the key to deciphering a ...

Thu 1 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Meat glue and crustacean shells form the right recipe for patching wounds

The kitchen and the laboratory have come together at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, where researchers have developed a method that allows a biodegradable, ...

Wed 30 Nov 16 from Gizmag

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Drug delivery modification sidesteps allergic responses

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have reconfigured a popular drug-delivery technology to evade immune responses that have halted some clinical trials.

Wed 30 Nov 16 from Medical Xpress

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Tiny 'walking' proteins could be used to investigate mechanical deformations in soft materials

Tiny "walking" proteins could be used to investigate mechanical deformations in soft materials according to Hokkaido University researchers.

Wed 30 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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Peptides as tags in fluorescence microscopy

Fluorescence microscopy visualizes the molecular elements of cells. Proteins of nerve cells, for instance, can be labelled using probes which are subsequently excited with light to fluoresce. ...

Wed 30 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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Researchers load nanocarriers to deliver chemotherapy drugs and imaging molecules to tumors

A conundrum of cancer is the tumor's ability to use our bodies as human shields to deflect treatment. Tumors grow among normal tissues and organs, often giving doctors few options but to damage, ...

Tue 29 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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