News tagged with biophysical journal

Helium raises resolution of whole cell imaging

The ability to obtain an accurate three-dimensional image of an intact cell is critical for unraveling the mysteries of cellular structure and function. However, for many years, tiny structures buried deep inside cells have ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in General Physics
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Single-molecule manipulation for the masses

Scientists have developed a new massively-parallel approach for manipulating single DNA and protein molecules and studying their interactions under force. The finding appears in the June 2 issue of Biophysical Journal.

dateJun 02, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Want to silence a gene? Pull here

(PhysOrg.com) -- Simply stretching DNA can silence a gene, scientists at the UA have discovered. The finding could point to a previously unknown gene control mechanism.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Biotechnology
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