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Weighing one protein with light

12 hours ago from Science Now

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Proof of water wires motivated by a biological water channel

Aquaporins are proteins that serve as water channels to regulate the flow of water across biological cell membranes. They also remove excess salt and impurities in the body, and it is this aspect ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Drug-filled, 3-D printed dentures could fight off infections

Nearly two-thirds of the U.S. denture-wearing population suffer frequent fungal infections that cause inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth.

Wed 25 Apr 18 from Medical Xpress

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New method for interpreting cryo-EM maps makes it easier to determine protein structures

A new algorithm makes interpreting the results of cryo-electron microscopy maps easier and more accurate, helping researchers to determine protein structures and potentially create drugs that ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Knotty new DNA structure found in living cells for the first time

When we think of the structure of DNA, the image that most likely comes to mind is that of the iconic double helix. This shape was identified in 1953 as DNA's most common form, and while ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Why we need erasable MRI scans

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a widely used medical tool for taking pictures of the insides of our body. One way to make MRI scans easier to read is through the use of contrast agentsmagnetic ...

Wed 25 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Lighting up DNA-based nanostructures

Biophysicists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have used a new variant of super-resolution microscopy to visualize all the strands of a DNA-based nanostructure for the first ...

Tue 24 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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DoorDash will deliver groceries from Walmart in Atlanta

Walmart's latest tech trick is delivering groceries via DoorDash. Except instead of this being a Walmart offering, it's actually being led by DoorDash according to TechCrunch. ...

Tue 24 Apr 18 from Engadget

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Evaluation of induced membrane vesicles fusion specificity with target cells

Extracellular vesicles (EV) represent a promising vector system for biomolecules and drug delivery due to their natural origin and participation in intercellular communication. As the quantity ...

Tue 24 Apr 18 from Medical Xpress

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Poison project

Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia.

Thu 19 Apr 18 from BBC News

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