News tagged with biomolecules

Adjusting acidity with impunity

( -- 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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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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Sensitive nano oscillator can detect pathogens

( -- 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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