News tagged with individual cells

Precise docking sites for cells

The Petri dish is a classical biological laboratory device, but it is no ideal living environment for many types of cells. Studies lose validity, as cell behavior on a flat plastic surface differs from that ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Single-cell genome sequencing gets better

Researchers led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have generated the most complete genome sequences from single E. coli cells and individual neurons from the human brain. The breakt ...

Nov 10, 2013
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Hey, bacteria are individuals too

Each person carries 10 times as many bacterial cells as human cells, the former of which have continued to evolve in response to medicine's most potent antibiotics. But microscopic bugs don't just dictate human health—they're ...

Nov 07, 2013
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New insights into nanoparticles and dividing cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- What happens when living cells take up nanoparticles, those tiny entities that could offer new ways of delivering drugs into the body? A new study from researchers at UCD has tracked the progress of nanoparticles ...

Dec 19, 2011
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