News tagged with microscopic structures

New light shed on cell division

Genes control everything from eye color to disease susceptibility, and inheritance - the passing of the genes from generation to generation after they have been duplicated - depends on centromeres. Located in the little pinched ...

dateJun 14, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Looking inside nanomaterials in 3 dimensions

On May 13 2011, the journal Science published a paper where scientists from Risoe DTU (Denmark), in collaboration with scientists from China and the USA, report a new method for revealing a 3-D picture of the ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Engineer shrinks 'U' logo

In an example of how a technology wonk displays school spirit, an engineer has created a golden University of Utah logo that is smaller than the width of an average human hair.

dateSep 17, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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The 3-dimensional transcription film

Gene expression takes place in two stages: the transcription of DNA to RNA by an enzyme called RNA polymerase, followed by the translation of this RNA into proteins, whose behaviour affects the characteristics of each individual.

dateJun 17, 2010 in Biochemistry
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