News tagged with biomolecules

Nanosciences: All systems go at the biofactory

In order to assemble novel biomolecular machines, individual protein molecules must be installed at their site of operation with nanometer precision. Ludwig Maximilian University researchers have now found ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Nanophysics
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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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The guide to biomolecular movie-making

High-speed atomic force microscopy (HS-AFM) is providing the means to produce dramatic footage of moving biomolecules, and scientists at Kanazawa University leading the field.

dateJan 04, 2013 in Nanophysics
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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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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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