Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells
Better diagnosis and treatment of cancer could hinge on the ability to better understand a single cell at its molecular level. New research offers a more comprehensive way of analyzing one cell's unique behavior, ...
World's rarest whale seen for the first time
A whale that is almost unknown to science has been seen for the first time after two individuals—a mother and her male calf—were stranded and died on a New Zealand beach. A report in the November 6th ...
Chemical imaging brings cancer tissue analysis into the digital age
A new method for analysing biological samples based on their chemical makeup is set to transform the way medical scientists examine diseased tissue.
New silicon probe assists in disease diagnostics and drug discovery
IBM scientists have developed a flexible, non-contact microfluidic probe made from silicon can aid researchers and pathologists to investigate critical tissue samples accurately for disease diagnostics and ...
Bits of life, drop by drop
(PhysOrg.com) -- Swiss scientists are working on creating artificial living tissues using a very special kind of inkjet printer. Still in its initial stages, this technology could nonetheless soon provide ...
UK taxi driver becomes first mummy for 3,000 years
A former British taxi driver has become the first person in the world for 3,000 years to be mummified in the same way as the pharaohs.
Shining light on cells' inner workings
(Phys.org) -- Lanrong Bi and Nazmiye Yapici are shining new light on the hidden processes within cells. For their groundbreaking research, Bi, an assistant professor of chemistry at Michigan Technological ...
Lack of diversity a weak link for dolphins
Limited gene flow between groups of Australian snubfin and Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins in WA's north may make them more vulnerable to the environmental impacts of coastal industrial developments.
New genus of electric fish discovered in 'lost world' of South America
A previously unknown genus of electric fish has been identified in a remote region of South America by a team of international researchers including University of Toronto Scarborough professor Nathan Lovejoy.
Light can detect pre-cancerous colon cells
After demonstrating that light accurately detected pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus, Duke University bioengineers turned their technology to the colon and have achieved similar results in a series of preliminary ...
Research team develops advanced live-imaging approach (w/ video)
For modern biologists, the ability to capture high-quality, three-dimensional (3D) images of living tissues or organisms over time is necessary to answer problems in areas ranging from genomics to neurobiology ...
Academics provide answers on famous murder case
University of Leicester leads collaboration with Northumbria University, Northamptonshire Police and The Royal London Hospital Museum, in investigation of the Blazing Car Murder of 1930
3D colour X-Ray imaging radically improved for identifying contraband, corrosion or cancer
(Phys.org)—Scientists at The University of Manchester have developed a camera that can be used to take powerful three dimensional colour X-ray images, in near real-time, without the need for a synchrotron X-ray source.
New species of bat found in Vietnam
A distinctive echolocation frequency led to the discovery of a new species of bat within the genus Hipposideros. Although this bat is similar to the species Hipposideros armiger, differences in acoustics, ...