News tagged with biomolecules

Avalanche of reactions at the origin of life

The origin of life is seen as the formation of the first biomolecules which may be subject to multiplication and further development. Hitherto it was unclear, which reactions could have triggered the evolution of this ur-metabolism. ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Redefining 'clean'

Aiming to take "clean" to a whole new level, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Maryland at College Park have teamed up to study how low-temperature plasmas can deactivate potentially ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Plasma Physics
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Visualization of DNA synthesis in vivo

Researchers of the University of Zurich have discovered a new substance for labeling and visualization of DNA synthesis in whole animals. Applications for this technique include identifying the sites of virus infections and ...

dateDec 13, 2011 in Biochemistry
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