Archive: 06/02/2014

Nanoparticle pinpoints blood vessel plaques

A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques caused by atherosclerosis. ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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New insight into an emerging genome-editing tool

( —The potential is there for bacteria and other microbes to be genetically engineered to perform a cornucopia of valuable goods and services, from the production of safer, more effective medicines and clean, green, ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Centaurus A: A new look at an old friend

( —Just weeks after NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory began operations in 1999, the telescope pointed at Centaurus A (Cen A, for short). This galaxy, at a distance of about 12 million light-years from Earth, contains ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Astronomy
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