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Untangling DNA with a droplet of water, a pipet and a polymer

Researchers have long sought an efficient way to untangle DNA in order to study its structure - neatly unraveled and straightened out - under a microscope. Now, chemists and engineers at KU ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers develop quick test for fish toxin

Flinders University researchers have invented a revolutionary method to test for food poisoning in fish.

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Ultra-small block 'M' illustrates big ideas in drug delivery

By making what might be the world's smallest three-dimensional unofficial Block "M," University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated a nanoparticle manufacturing process capable of producing ...

Thu 26 Feb 15 from Phys.org

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The body's Transformers: Researchers examine a shape-shifting protein in the brain

Like the shape-shifting robots of "Transformers" fame, a unique class of proteins in the human body also has the ability to alter their configuration. These so-named intrinsically disordered ...

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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Cystic fibrosis discovery may lead to new treatment strategy, help patients breathe easier

A team led by UC San Francisco professor of medicine John Fahy, MD, has discovered why mucus in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis (CF) is thick, sticky and difficult to cough up, leaving ...

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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MIT designs 10-minute ebola test

Researchers from MIT claim to have developed an easy-to-use blood test that can be applied in the field, allowing for the screening of multiple diseases at once. The test is said to provide ...

Tue 24 Feb 15 from Gizmag

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Molecular mouse-trap technique sheds light on key cell processes

Scientists have shed new light on the fundamental biological process of cell division, thanks to an emerging analytical method.

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Phys.org

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Magnetic Nanoparticles Promise to Prevent Strokes and Heart Attacks

Nanoparticles loaded with blood clot busting drug proves to be up to 1000 times faster

Thu 26 Feb 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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Building tailor-made DNA nanotubes step by step

Researchers at McGill University have developed a new, low-cost method to build DNA nanotubes block by block - a breakthrough that could help pave the way for scaffolds made from DNA strands ...

Mon 23 Feb 15 from Phys.org

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The Horrible Reality of Tiny Houses, Revealed By Portlandia 

Aww, tiny houses! Tiny apartments. Micro-living. So cute! And green! What could go wrong!?Read more...

Tue 24 Feb 15 from Gizmodo

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