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Untying DNA knots

Structural biologists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have resolved the 3D structure of a protein machine that plays an important part in the maintenance of genomic stability. ...

Feb 21, 2014
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Scientists 'hijack' bacterial immune system

The knowledge that bacteria possess adaptable immune systems that protect them from individual viruses and other foreign invaders is relatively new to science, and researchers across the globe are working to learn how these ...

Jan 05, 2012
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Unraveling biological networks

A new approach to disentangling the complexities of biological networks, such as the way in which proteins interact in our body's cells has been developed by researchers in China. The team's algorithm could allow biologists ...

Mar 05, 2012
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Game-changing microfluidics

The development of miniaturization strategies that integrate several laboratory functions on a single chip is benefiting many areas of biomedical research, making even complex experiments faster and cheaper ...

Sep 29, 2011
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3Qs: Gender balance in biomedical research

Earlier this month the National Institutes of Health announced that going forward all biomedical research funded by the NIH must represent a balanced sample of both male and female test subjects. We asked ...

May 30, 2014
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Researchers develop novel drug delivery system

Long duration, controllable drug delivery is of wide interest to medical researchers and clinicians, particularly those seeking to improve treatment for patients with chronic pain or to prevent cancer recurrence after surgery. ...

Jan 31, 2012
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