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The industrial potential of wombat poo

An Australian marsupial drops cube-shaped excreta, and that could be useful. Nick Carne reports.

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Q&A: Can Sci-fi Movies Help Us Avoid Technological Disaster?

In a new book, a renowned expert on the risks of emerging technologies uses sci-fi films as a roadmap for mitigating harm

Fri 16 Nov 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Scorpion venom to shuttle drugs into the brain

The Peptides and Proteins lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has published a paper in Chemical Communications describing the use of a peptide derived from chlorotoxin, ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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New way to look at cell membranes could change the way we study disease

A new technique to study intact parts of cell membranes could revolutionise studies of cancer, metabolic and heart diseases.

Fri 16 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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Bursting bubbles launch bacteria from water to air

Wherever there's water, there's bound to be bubbles floating at the surface. From standing puddles, lakes, and streams, to swimming pools, hot tubs, public fountains, and toilets, bubbles are ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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Channels for the supply of energy

Scientists elucidate the mechanism for the transport of water-insoluble protein molecules in mitochondria.

Fri 16 Nov 18 from ScienceDaily

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Scientists find mysterious family of proteins are cellular pressure sensors

Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that a mysterious family of cellular proteins called OSCAs and TMEM63s are a novel class of mechanosensitive ion channels.

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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Targeted delivery: Cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor's 'address'

Purdue University researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right "address" in the body while also easing the painful side effects ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough in biomolecular engineering

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have constructed protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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Electronic skin points the way north

While birds naturally perceive the Earth's magnetic field and use it for orientation, humans do not share this abilityat least, until now. Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf ...

Fri 16 Nov 18 from TechXplore

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