Archive: 11/2/2008

Substance tackles skin cancer from two sides

By playing it safe and using a two-pronged attack, a novel designer molecule fights malignant melanoma. It was created and tested by an international team of researchers led by the University of Bonn. On the one hand, the ...

Nov 02, 2008
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Detecting tiny twists with a nanomachine

Researchers at Boston University working with collaborators in Germany, France and Korea have developed a nanoscale torsion resonator that measures miniscule amounts of twisting or torque in a metallic nanowire. This device, ...

Nov 02, 2008
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Human genes sing different tunes in different tissues

Scientists have long known that it's possible for one gene to produce slightly different forms of the same protein by skipping or including certain sequences from the messenger RNA. Now, an MIT team has shown that this phenomenon, ...

Nov 02, 2008
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