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New chemo drug keeps platinum nanoparticles on target for liver cancer

Chemotherapy drugs are effective at killing cancer cells ľ but unfortunately, they're also pretty good at killing healthy cells. Making these drugs more selective for tumors is a key ...

Fri 15 Feb 19 from Gizmag

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Improved RNA data visualization method gets to the bigger picture faster

Like going from a pinhole camera to a Polaroid, a significant mathematical update to the formula for a popular bioinformatics data visualization method will allow researchers to develop snapshots ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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What happens to magnetic nanoparticles in cells?

Although magnetic nanoparticles are being used more and more in cell imaging and tissue bioengineering, what happens to them within stem cells in the long term remained undocumented. Researchers ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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New method uses fluorescence to identify disease-causing forms of proteins

A new method uses fluorescence to detect potentially disease-causing forms of proteins as they unravel due to stress or mutations. A team of researchers from Penn State and the University of ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Light and sound gauge the temperature of deep tissues

Measuring a fever is usually pretty simple: place a thermometer under a patient's tongue and get an accurate temperature reading within 30 seconds. But that simplicity does not translate when ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Investigating cell stress for better healthŚand better beer

Human beings are not the only ones who suffer from stressŚeven microorganisms become stressed out. Now, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have devised a new method ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Machine learning algorithm helps in the search for new drugs

Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm for drug discovery which has been shown to be twice as efficient as the industry standard, which could accelerate the process of developing ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Scientists develop probes designed to reveal the physical forces inside living cells; a world first

The detection of physical forces is one of the most complex challenges facing science. Although Newton solved the problem of gravity long ago, imaging the physical forces that act within living ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Lightning's electromagnetic fields may have a weird "healing" effect on living cells

You definitely don't want to be on the receiving end of a lightning strike, but in the right doses the stuff may have a healing effect. A new study from Tel Aviv University suggests ...

Sun 10 Feb 19 from Gizmag

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Gummy-like robots that could help prevent disease

Human tissues experience a variety of mechanical stimuli that can affect their ability to carry out their physiological functions, such as protecting organs from injury. The controlled application ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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