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New nanotechnology detects biomarkers of cancer

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have developed a new technology to detect disease biomarkers in the form of nucleic acids, the building blocks of all living organisms.

Fri 12 Feb 16 from

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Public health researchers map world's 'chemical landscape'

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have created a map of the world's chemical landscape, a catalogue of 10,000 chemicals for which there is available safety ...

Thu 11 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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New imaging technique shows how DNA is protected at chromosomes' ends

A new imaging technique has allowed researchers at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the University of Pittsburgh to see how DNA loops around ...

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Legal tussle delays launch of huge toxicity database

Health risks of nearly 10,000 chemicals charted to help predict toxicity of untested substances.

Thu 11 Feb 16 from Nature News

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Researchers develop 'LIGHTSABR'—a cheap, portable drug-discovery system

Screening large "libraries" of compounds to find those with a desired biological activity is a powerful method for discovering new drugs, but requires a large, expensive and dedicated facility. ...

Wed 10 Feb 16 from

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Iron Boy saves Sydney! And he's only nine years old - CNET

After a desperate call for help from police, a nine-year-old boy with Cystic Fibrosis has saved the day in Sydney (with help from Make-A-Wish Australia), dressing up as a pint-sized Iron Man ...

Wed 10 Feb 16 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Spinning up artificial capillaries with a cotton candy machine

From growing a full thymus gland inside a mouse, to creating a slice of artificial liver tissue, to using ink jet printing technology to create a human ear, researchers are steadily ...

Wed 10 Feb 16 from Gizmag

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Software Optimized on Mira Advances Design of Mini-Proteins for Medicines, Materials

Scientists at the University of Washington are using Mira to virtually design unique, artificial peptides, or short proteins. Peptides have the best properties of two different classes of medical ...

Fri 12 Feb 16 from Newswise

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Chemical nanocages: New technique advances synthetic biology

Living systems rely on a dizzying variety of chemical reactions essential to development and survival. Most of these involve a specialized class of protein molecules—the enzymes.

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