News tagged with biomolecules

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 ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Nanophysics
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A hot road to new drugs

The quest for new drugs is generally a lengthy and costly undertaking. German researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have now come up with a simpler and more efficient way of going about it. Not only pharmaceutical ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Enzyme design with remote effects

Engineers are unlikely to tinker with the cooling system if they want to increase the size of an engine. Yet chemists at the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research have adopted an approach similar to this ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Detecting cancer early

A new testing method is being developed to detect cancer soon after the tumor has formed. It will identify characteristic substances in the blood which accompany a certain type of tumor. The first steps in ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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3D View of the Brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- A completely new view of the brains of mice has been achieved by a team headed by R. Graham Cooks at Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana, USA). By using mass-spectrometric techniques and imaging processes, ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Adjusting acidity with impunity

(PhysOrg.com) -- How do individual cells or proteins react to changing pH levels? Researchers at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, have developed a technique ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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