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Micro fingers for arranging single cells

Functional analysis of a cell, which is the fundamental unit of life, is important for gaining new insights into medical and pharmaceutical fields. For efficiently studying cell functions, it ...

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Scientists use nanoscale building blocks and DNA 'glue' to shape 3-D superlattices

Taking child's play with building blocks to a whole new level-the nanometer scale-scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have constructed 3D "superlattice" ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from

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Researchers cradle silver nanoclusters inside synthetic DNA to create a programmed, tunable fluorescent array

The silver used by Beth Gwinn's research group at UC Santa Barbara has value far beyond its worth as a commodity, even though it's used in very small amounts.

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Nanotech-enabled moisturizer speeds healing of diabetic skin wounds

A new high-tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet, Northwestern University researchers report.

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New gel medication breakthrough delays release of drug to benefit the patient

Scientists at the University of Huddersfield are pioneering the use of a special gel that is ideal for administering medication to young children and others - including the elderly - who have ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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Portable MRI could aid wounded soldiers and children in the third world

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are developing an ultra-low-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system that could be low-power and lightweight enough for forward deployment on ...

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New super-fast MRI technique demonstrated with song 'If I Only Had a Brain' (w/ Video)

In order to sing or speak, around one hundred different muscles in our chest, neck, jaw, tongue, and lips must work together to produce sound. Beckman researchers investigate how all these mechanisms ...

Tue 21 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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Nondestructive 3-D imaging of biological cells with sound

Much like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is able to scan the interior of the human body, the emerging technique of "picosecond ultrasonics," a type of acoustic imaging, can be used to make ...

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Video: Better beer chemistry: It's all about the yeast

Every beer brewer is locked into a high-maintenance relationship with yeast—those finicky, alcohol-creating microorganisms.

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Tiny Sensors with Nanoparticles to Detect Insecticides, Cancers

A Case Western Reserve University researcher has won a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to create tiny sensors capable of detecting insecticides in Lake Erie or determining subtypes ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from AZoNano

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