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Ultrasound scans brain in micro 3D

Scientists use ultrasound to scan the blood vessels of an entire rat brain in microscopic 3D detail, pioneering a technique they say will improve cancer and stroke diagnosis.

5 hours ago from BBC News

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Spider web gives up DNA secrets

Spiders - and their prey - can be identified from the DNA they leave behind stuck on webs, say US scientists.

12 hours ago from BBC News

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Researchers discover why E. coli move faster in syrup-like fluids than in water

Swimming in a pool of syrup would be difficult for most people, but for bacteria like E. coli, it's easier than swimming in water. Scientists have known for decades that these cells move faster ...

Wed 25 Nov 15 from

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Chemist's technique can identify a fingerprint as male or female

Culprits beware, a University at Albany research group, led by assistant chemistry professor Jan Halámek, is taking crime scene fingerprint identification to a new level.

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Nanoparticles simplify DNA identification and quantification

In an article published in Small, researchers successfully applied a new qualitative and quantitative method for the detection of a DNA sequence characteristic of Leishmania infantum kinetoplast, ...

Wed 25 Nov 15 from

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Cooking with chloraminated water and salt could create toxic molecules

Cooking with chloraminated water could put potentially harmful toxins in your food, according to a new study published in Water Research. The study reveals several molecules that are almost ...

Tue 24 Nov 15 from

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Electric fields remove nanoparticles from blood with ease

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego developed a new technology that uses an oscillating electric field to easily and quickly isolate drug-delivery nanoparticles from blood. ...

Mon 23 Nov 15 from

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New insights into protein structure could change the future of biomedicine

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have discovered a new way to create designer proteins that have the potential to transform biotechnology and personalized medicines.

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Sunlight-activated nanoparticles could clean up oil sands pollution on the cheap

Last year around 2.3 million barrels of oil were pulled each day from tar sands in Alberta, Canada, the third largest oil reserve in the world. This mining process is hugely water-intensive, ...

Mon 23 Nov 15 from Gizmag

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Companies are given new tool to check for harmful chemical substances

New database containing more than 600,000 chemical structures gives companies a unique opportunity to quickly get an overview of the harmful effects associated with substances they are considering ...

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