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Well-wrapped feces allow lobsters to eat jellyfish stingers without injury

Lobsters eat jellyfish without harm from the venomous stingers due to a series of physical adaptations. Researchers from Hiroshima University examined lobster feces to discover that lobsters ...

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Mind-controlled nanobots could release drugs inside your brain

DNA origami bots have been triggered to release drugs inside cockroaches, prompted by changes in a person’s brain activity

19 hours ago from Newscientist

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Analog DNA circuit does math in a test tube

Often described as the blueprint of life, DNA contains the instructions for making every living thing from a human to a house fly.

Tue 23 Aug 16 from

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Symmetry Crucial for Building Key Biomaterial Collagen in the Lab

Functional human collagen has been impossible to create in the lab. Now, a team of University of Wisconsin--Madison researchers describe what may be the key to growing functional, natural collagen ...

10 hours ago from Newswise

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Miniaturised clinical testing for fast detection of antibiotic resistance

A portable power-free test for the rapid detection of bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been developed by academics at Loughborough University and the University of Reading.

Wed 24 Aug 16 from

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Nanoparticles that speed blood clotting may someday save lives

Whether severe trauma occurs on the battlefield or the highway, saving lives often comes down to stopping the bleeding as quickly as possible. Many methods for controlling external bleeding ...

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Relief for epilepsy at the scale of a single cell

Researchers at Linköping University have developed in collaboration with French colleagues a small device that both detects the initial signal of an epileptic attack and doses a substance that ...

Tue 23 Aug 16 from HealthCanal

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Simple new test could improve diagnosis of tuberculosis in developing nations

In developing nations, the current test to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) is error-prone, complicated and time-consuming. Furthermore, patients in these resource-limited areas can't easily travel ...

Mon 22 Aug 16 from

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Turning Deadly Insect Venom into Drugs

There are many secrets yet to be discovered in the world of insects, especially the deadly ones. A group of scientists in Great Britain is trying to create a ‘chemical library’ of peptides contained ...

Tue 23 Aug 16 from Voice of America

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Elongation by contraction – pulling forces drive changes in cell shape

Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a new mechanism of cell boundary elongation. Elongation and contraction of the ...

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