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Shedding light on cancer cells

Scientists label cells with coloured or glowing chemicals to observe how basic cellular activities differ between healthy and cancerous cells. Existing techniques for labelling cells are either too slow or too toxic to perform ...

Sep 24, 2009
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Sometimes it's just easier to use a pencil

I wonder sometimes how I got along without many of today's technological marvels. The personal computer is the one that stands out most to me but before I get into that, I decided to list some of the technology items that ...

Apr 29, 2009
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Nanotubes Sniff Out Cancer Agents in Living Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- A multidisciplinary team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed carbon nanotubes that can be used as sensors for cancer drugs and other DNA-damaging agents inside living cells. The ...

Jan 16, 2009
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