Archive: 12/16/2008

How healthy are America's coasts?

The overall condition of the nation's coastal waters has improved slightly, based on a recently released environmental assessment. The National Coastal Condition Report III (NCCRIII) is the third in a series of environmental ...

Dec 16, 2008 3.2 / 5 (5) 0

Just a little squeeze lets proteins assess DNA

(PhysOrg.com) -- To find its target, all a protein needs to do is give quick squeezes as it moves along the DNA strand, suggests new research from The University of Arizona in Tucson.

Dec 16, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0

Close encounters with 3-D cell growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT engineers have built a device that gives them an unprecedented view of three-dimensional cell growth and migration, including the formation of blood vessels and the spread of tumor cells.

Dec 16, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0

Real-time gene monitoring developed

Imagine having GeneVision: the uncanny ability to view the activity of any chosen gene in real time through a specially modified camera.

Dec 16, 2008 4.6 / 5 (14) 0