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Synthetic biology roadmap could set research agenda for next 10 years

A new roadmap for synthetic biology could help to set research goals for improving food production, public health and the environment.

Thu 20 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Synthetic joint lubricant holds promise for osteoarthritis

A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Medical Xpress

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Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells

Sigma receptors are proteins found mainly on the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two main classes of these receptors. The sigma-1 receptor ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Scaffold helps cells repair torn meniscus in lab tests

About a million times a year, Americans with a torn meniscus in their knee undergo surgery in hopes of a repair. Certain tears can't be fixed or won't heal well, and many patients later suffer ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Medical Xpress

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Human-on-a-chip model tests cancer drug efficacy and toxicity for therapeutic index

A reconfigurable "body-on-a-chip" model could transform drug development by simultaneously measuring compound efficacy and toxicity, for both target cells and other organs, such as the heart ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Medical Xpress

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Artificial muscles powered by glucose

Artificial muscles made from polymers can now be powered by energy from glucose and oxygen, just like biological muscles. This advance may be a step on the way to implantable artificial muscles ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Study finds any single hair from the human body can be used for identification

Any single hair from anywhere on the human body can be used to identify a person.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Gold adds the shine of reversible assembly to protein cages

Protein cagescapsule-like structures made up of numerous protein moleculesperform roles in nature that have inspired their application in areas such as drug delivery. Their controlled assembly ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Chemists' breakthrough in synthesis advances a potent anti-cancer agent

It's a feat three decades in the making: Harvard University chemists have achieved what a new paper calls a "landmark in drug discovery" with the total synthesis of halichondrin. Known to be ...

Mon 17 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Gold for iron nanocubes

One of the major challenges in nanotechnology is the precise control of shape, size and elemental composition of every single nanoparticle. Physical methods are able to produce homogeneous nanoparticles ...

Mon 17 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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