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New imaging technique catches DNA Ĺblinkingĺ on

Dye-free imaging technique zooms in below 10-nanometer threshold, allowing new cellular views.

51 minutes ago from ScienceNews

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DNA computer brings 'intelligent drugs' a step closer

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) present a new method for controlled drug delivery into the bloodstream using DNA computers. In the journal Nature Communications, the ...

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Organ-targeted metal-complex catalysis within living biological systems

Address and deliver: A gold catalyst can be delivered to a target organ in a higher organism where it performs a chemical transformation visualized by bioimaging. This intriguing approach has ...

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Food additive found in candy, gum could alter digestive cell structure and function

The ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens is "significantly decreased" after chronic exposure to nanoparticles of titanium dioxide, a common ...

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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How do we regulate advanced technologies along social or ethical lines?

How do we regulate advanced technologies along social or ethical lines? ASU expert says powerful new technologies are stretching the boundaries of science and science policy.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Cell-infused gloves and bandages light up when in contact with certain chemicals

Engineers and biologists at MIT have teamed up to design a new "living material"Śa tough, stretchy, biocompatible sheet of hydrogel injected with live cells that are genetically programmed to ...

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Molecular hairpin structures make effective DNA replicators

The evolution of cells and organisms is thought to have been preceded by a phase in which informational molecules like DNA could be replicated selectively. New work shows that hairpin structures ...

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Scientists combine disciplines to pinpoint small structures in unlabeled molecules

Five years of hard work and a little "cosmic luck" led Rice University researchers to a new method to obtain structural details on molecules in biomembranes.

Wed 15 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Plant-made virus shells could deliver drugs directly to cancer cells

Viruses are extremely efficient at targeting and delivering cargo to cells. In the journal ACS Nano, researchers report they have harnessed this well-honed abilityŚminus the part that makes ...

Wed 15 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Magnetic implant puts the squeeze on drug delivery

When it comes to conditions such as diabetes, which require patients to administer daily injections or take lots of pills, scientists are increasingly looking to drug-dispensing implants ...

Wed 15 Feb 17 from Gizmag

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