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Weird new type of magnetic liquid could be used to control soft robots

A strange liquid magnet full of iron nanoparticles can change its shape in a magnetic field, and it may eventually be used to make wireless, moving soft robots

Thu 18 Jul 19 from Newscientist

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Newly discovered biosynthetic pathway in bacteria recipe for drug discovery and production

Microbes are master chefs of the biomolecular world; collectively, they harbor the ability to produce a vast array of unknown substances, some of which may have therapeutic or other useful properties. ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from

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FDA approves risky new type of cancer drug with caveats

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to a new cancer drug called selinexor. This pill, which also goes by the market name Xpovio, has been found ...

Thu 18 Jul 19 from Gizmag

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Dermal tattoo sensors for the detection of blood pH change and metabolite levels

The art of tattooing may have found a diagnostic twist. A team of scientists in Germany have developed permanent dermal sensors that can be applied as artistic tattoos. As detailed in the journal ...

Thu 18 Jul 19 from Medical Xpress

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The University of Bonn is the most successful participant in the Excellence Strategy competition

(University of Bonn) It is with boundless joy and pride that the University of Bonn has received the decision of the Excellence Commission to grant the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitt ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Eurekalert

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DNA origami joins forces with molecular motors to build nanoscale machines

Every year, robots get more and more life-like. Solar-powered bees fly on lithe wings, humanoids stick backflips, and teams of soccer bots strategize how to dribble, pass, and score. And, the ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from TechXplore

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McDonalds Picks DoorDash As Its Second Delivery Partner

It was reported earlier this year that McDonald’s was thinking about ending its exclusive delivery deal with Uber Eats. The two companies had reportedly been negotiating on fees with ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from Ubergizmo

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Rare inherited enzyme disorder yields insight into fibrosis

What can a family of rare inherited disorders teach scientists about more common health problems like fibrosis? Plenty, based on research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from Medical Xpress

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Monitoring air quality after Fourth of July fireworks

The U.S. recently celebrated the Fourth of July with dazzling fireworks displays in many cities. After the "oohs" and "ahhs" faded, some people might have wondered how the lingering gunpowder-scented ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from

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Turbo chip for drug development

In spite of increasing demand, the number of newly developed drugs decreased continuously in the past decades. The search for new active substances, their production, characterization, and screening ...

Mon 15 Jul 19 from Medical Xpress

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