Duke University

Making use of cellular 'noise'

(PhysOrg.com) -- While some scientists find it messy that cells of the same type will respond differently to identical stimuli, Duke University bioengineers have turned this cellular noise to their advantage.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Detecting esophageal cancer with light

A tiny light source and sensors at the end of an endoscope may provide a more accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus.

dateJan 04, 2011 in Cancer
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Tangling the microscopic ladder

If a ladder had more than one rung at each step, it would look awkward and would be a bit dangerous to climb. Ladders in the microscopic world were thought to be similar in structure, having only one particle, ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in General Physics
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