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A new quality control pathway in the cell

Proteins are important building blocks in our cells and each cell contains millions of different protein molecules. They are involved in everything from structural to regulatory aspects in the ...

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Scientists pioneer microscopy technique that yields fresh data on muscular dystrophy

Scientists at USC have developed a new microscopy technology that allows them to view single molecules in living animals at higher-than-ever resolution.

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Gel-like padding could help cells survive injection, heal spinal cord injuries

(Medical Xpress)A team of Bio-X scientists is developing a gel to help protect cells from the trauma of being injected into an injury site. The work could help speed cell-based therapies for ...

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Using bacterial biofilms for production of new self-healing materials and bioprocessing technologies

For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around they even cause pesky dental plaque and a host ...

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Radical New DNA Sequencer Finally Gets into Researchers' Hands

A DNA sequencer the size of a cell phone could change where, and how, gene research occurs.One day in 1989, biophysicist David Deamer pulled his car off California's Interstate 5 to hurriedly ...

Tue 16 Sep 14 from MIT Technology Review

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And so they beat on, flagella against the cantilever

A team of researchers at Boston University and Stanford University School of Medicine has developed a new model to study the motion patterns of bacteria in real time and to determine how these ...

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Now you can turn your inkjet printer into a chemistry lab and use it to diagnose diabetes

If you stop and think about it for a moment, you will realise what an astonishing feat of precision engineering your colour printer is. It can take the primary colours cyan, yellow, magenta ...

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X-rays unlock a protein's SWEET side

Sugar is a vital source of energy for both plants and animals alike.

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Airborne particles beyond traffic fumes may affect asthma risk

Researchers in Sydney and Newcastle, Australia have found that elements of dust, particularly those coarse particles that contain iron traces, stimulate the production of inflammatory molecules ...

Mon 15 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Mining the microbiome for medicines: Set a thief...

NO NOVEL classes of antibiotic drugs have been produced for 25 years and, though scare stories about the consequences of emerging resistance to old ones are often exaggerated (the disappearance ...

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