News tagged with biological chemistry

A glimpse into the evolution of proteins

( —ETH-Zurich researchers look several billion years back in time, when life on Earth was just beginning. In a laboratory experiment, they examined how a primitive protein was able to evolve. However, the journey ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Sweet news for stem cell's 'Holy Grail'

(—Scientists have used sugar-coated scaffolding to move a step closer to the routine use of stem cells in the clinic and unlock their huge potential to cure diseases from Alzheimer's to diabetes.

dateFeb 26, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Building a biochemistry lab on a chip

(—Miniaturized laboratory-on-chip systems promise rapid, sensitive, and multiplexed detection of biological samples for medical diagnostics, drug discovery, and high-throughput screening. Using micro-fabrication ...

dateFeb 12, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Live pathogens: Rapid detection technique developed

(—Los Alamos researchers have developed a better technique for quick detection of live pathogens in the field. Identification of viable bacteria in a complex environment is scientifically challenging. Current detection ...

dateJan 25, 2013 in Biochemistry
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