News tagged with biomolecules

The water dance

Water (H2O) is a unique molecule that holds amazing properties. Scientists have a good grasp of the structure and chemistry of individual molecules of water. But understanding how large numbers of these m ...

Nov 29, 2010
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Clicking TC-99m SPECT probes together

(PhysOrg.com) -- Radioactively labeled compounds are important for use as imaging probes or radiotherapeutic agents. Most radioisotopes with suitable decay properties are transition metals or elements with ...

Oct 11, 2010
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Platinum and light together fight cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers continue to search for cancer treatments that effectively destroy tumor cells while protecting surrounding healthy tissue and the body. One intriguing approach involves photoactivated ...

Sep 14, 2010
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How do your crystals grow?

Because one of the main bottlenecks in determining the structure of protein molecules is producing good isolated single crystals, improved crystallization techniques would be useful in a wide range of genomics and pharmaceutical ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Sensitive nano oscillator can detect pathogens

(PhysOrg.com) -- By watching how energy moves across a tiny device akin to a springing diving board, Cornell researchers are a step closer to creating extraordinarily tiny sensors that can instantly recognize ...

Mar 11, 2010
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