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Biochemists investigate the transport of large proteins through bacterial cell membranes

Every cell is surrounded by a membrane, which ensures the internal biochemical milieu and regulates the exchange of substances with its surroundings. In every cell membrane, there are a large ...

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New filters could enable manufacturers to perform highly-selective chemical separation, cutting costs and emissions

A team of chemical and biological engineers has developed highly selective membrane filters that could enable manufacturers to separate and purify chemicals in ways that are currently impossible, ...

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Persistent photoconductivity used to stimulate neurotypic cells

Researchers have, for the first time, used a material's persistent photoconductivity to stimulate neurotype cells. The technique, which is relatively simple, should facilitate future research ...

Mon 22 Jan 18 from

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'Legos of life': Deep dive into the 3-D structures of proteins reveals key building blocks

Rutgers scientists have found the "Legos of life" - four core chemical structures that can be stacked together to build the myriad proteins inside every organism - after smashing and dissecting ...

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How cells are able to turn

Researchers have long wondered how our cells navigate inside the body. Two new studies, in which Lund University researcher Pontus Nordenfelt has participated, have now demonstrated that the ...

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Flexibility and arrangement -- the interaction of ribonucleic acid and water

Ribonucleic acid (RNA) plays a key role in biochemical processes which occur at the cellular level in a water environment. Mechanisms and dynamics of the interaction between RNA and water were ...

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Researchers have discovered a way to synthesize medicine using a 3D printer

If researchers from the University of Glasgow have their way, you may never need to drive to the store to pick up a bottle of Advil again.

Mon 22 Jan 18 from Techspot

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Thermo-triggered release of a genome-editing machinery by modified gold nanoparticles for tumor therapy

Gene editing is one of the hottest topics in cancer research. A Chinese research team has now developed a gold-nanoparticle-based multifunctional vehicle to transport the "gene scissors" to ...

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A small chemical reactor made via 3-D printing allows for making drugs on-demand

A team of researchers at the University of Glasgow has developed a system based on 3-D printing reactor modules for creating pharmaceuticals on demand. In their paper published in the journal ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from TechXplore

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Clean and greena moss that removes lead from water

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) in Japan have demonstrated that that moss can be a green alternative for decontaminating polluted water and soil. Published ...

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