News tagged with microscopic organisms

Bacteria mix it up at the microscopic level

( -- Many hands -- or many flagella -- make light work. In studies of the motion of tiny swimming bacteria, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory found that ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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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 ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in Cancer
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