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A 3-D light switch for the brain

A new tool for neuroscientists delivers a thousand pinpricks of light to a chunk of gray matter smaller than a sugar cube. The new fiber-optic device, created by biologists and engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of ...

dateNov 19, 2012 in Optics & Photonics
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Chasing a common cold virus

(—As the cold and flu season makes its annual visit, a team of researchers, using Argonne's Advanced Photon Source, continue to complete a detailed map of the human adenovirus—one of several viruses responsible ...

dateOct 22, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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Viruses with integrated gene switch

Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center have developed "RNA switches" which allow them to specifically turn on and off genes in viruses. This will help to enhance regulation of gene therapy and viral therapy of cancer.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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