News tagged with biomolecules

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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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 drugs: an ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Biochemistry
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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 harmful substances ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Nanophysics
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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 for ‘gently’ ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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