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Chemists create novel DNA assembly line

Chemists at New York University and China's Nanjing University have created a DNA assembly line that has the potential to create novel materials efficiently on the nanoscale. Their work is reported in the latest issue of ...

May 12, 2010
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Gold nanoparticles enrich every day products

(PhysOrg.com) -- Durable paint, water purification, faster computers, tougher shoe soles, and lighter and cheaper televisions are all possibilities now that a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) scientist has discovered ...

May 05, 2010
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Gold Nanobeacons Detect Sentinel Lymph Nodes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Virtually every patient diagnosed with breast cancer or melanoma undergoes lymph node biopsy to determine if their cancer has begun spreading in the body. Taking this biopsy involves an invasive and uncomfortable ...

Mar 25, 2010
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3-D cell culture: Making cells feel right at home

The film "Avatar" isn't the only 3-D blockbuster making a splash this winter. A team of Houston scientists this week unveiled a new technique for growing 3-D cell cultures, a technological leap from the flat petri dish that ...

Mar 15, 2010
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Gene Testing In the Doctors Office

(PhysOrg.com) -- A portable instrument manufactured by Nanosphere Inc. and recently approved by the FDA, can detect genetic variations in blood that alter the effectiveness of some drugs.

Dec 02, 2009 weblog
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