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'5-D protein fingerprinting' could give insights into Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

In research that could one day lead to advances against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, University of Michigan engineering researchers have demonstrated a technique ...

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New dental implant with built-in reservoir reduces risk of infections

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at KU Leuven (University of Leuven, Belgium) has developed a dental implant that gradually releases drugs from a built-in reservoir. This helps prevent ...

3 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New tool can help policymakers prioritize information needs for synthetic biology tech

New technologies are developed at a rapid pace, often reaching the marketplace before policymakers can determine how or whether they should be governed. Now researchers from North Carolina State ...

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Your next Postmates order might be delivered by a robot - CNET

DoorDash and Postmates launch a pilot program with Starship Technologies to deliver food automatically.

55 minutes ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Protein researchthe computer as microscope

Using a combination of infrared spectroscopy and computer simulation, researchers at Ruhr-Universitt Bochum (RUB) have gained new insights into the workings of protein switches. With high temporal ...

Mon 16 Jan 17 from

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EPA cranks out toxics rules during Obamas last days in office

Agency proposes processes for identifying and evaluating high-risk chemicals

20 hours ago from CandEN

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What makes erionite carcinogenic?

The mineral erionite is considered to be highly carcinogenic and is on the World Health Organisation's list of substances that cause cancer. A few years ago, an entire village in Turkey actually ...

Fri 13 Jan 17 from

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A cardboard centrifuge separates blood cells from plasma

TAKE a cardboard disc and punch two holes in it, on either side of its centre. Thread a piece of string through each hole. Now, pull on each end of the strings and the disc will spin frenetically ...

Thu 12 Jan 17 from The Economist

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New technology enables 5-D imaging in live animals and humans

A new image analysis technique makes finding important biological moleculesincluding tell-tale signs of diseaseand learning how they interact in living organisms much faster and far less expensive. ...

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High-resolution pH imaging elucidates energy mechanisms in creating bacterial flagella

Bacterial cellular membranes protrude to form flagella, which are composed of up to about 30 distinct proteins and are essential for motility. The bacterial flagellar type III export apparatuses ...

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