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 molecules move and ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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Clicking TC-99m SPECT probes together

( -- 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 metallic character. ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Materials Science
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Platinum and light together fight cancer

( -- 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 drugs: an ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Biochemistry
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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 ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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