News tagged with biomolecules

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 ...

Feb 24, 2010
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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 ...

Feb 16, 2010
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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 ...

Feb 01, 2010
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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, ...

Jan 12, 2010
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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 ...

Dec 22, 2009
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