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Scientists borrow from electronics to build circuits in living cells

Living cells must constantly process information to keep track of the changing world around them and arrive at an appropriate response.

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A molecule produced by a Thai liver parasite could be the solution to those non-healing wounds

Every day 12 Australian diabetics have a limb amputated because of a non-healing wound. Globally, it's one every 30 seconds.

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Researchers help provide first glimpse of organelles in action inside living cells

Researchers at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development are getting a first glimpse at the inner-workings of live ...

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Scientists find simple copper complex shuts down botulinum neurotoxin poisoning

Botulinum neurotoxin is probably best known to Americans as BOTOX, a cosmetic medicine, rather than as a cause of potentially dangerous foodborne illnesses. Lesser known is that Clostridium ...

Wed 24 May 17 from

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Scientists capture the first cryo-EM images of cellular target for type 2 diabetes in action

Researchers at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and biotech company ConfometRx have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy snapshots of a key cellular receptor in action.

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Neutrons provide the first nanoscale look at a living cell membrane

A research team from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has performed the first-ever direct nanoscale examination of a living cell membrane. In doing so, it also resolved ...

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New 'sperm radar' test may uncover secrets about male infertility

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new technique to examine human sperm without killing themhelping to improve the diagnosis of fertility problems.

Tue 23 May 17 from Medical Xpress

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Making biological drugs with spider silk protein

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to synthesise lung surfactant, a drug used in the care of preterm babies, by mimicking the production of spider silk. Animal studies ...

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Bacteria-ridden "biofabric" makes for self-cooling gymwear

Gym clothes are generally made to be breathable, but now a team at MIT has developed a material to make activewear a bit more active in cooling the wearer. The outfit is made out of ...

Sun 21 May 17 from Gizmag

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Micro delivery service for fertilizers

Plants can absorb nutrients through their leaves as well as their roots. However, foliar fertilization over an extended period is difficult. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, German researchers ...

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