News tagged with biophysical journal

Single-molecule manipulation for the masses

Scientists have developed a new massively-parallel approach for manipulating single DNA and protein molecules and studying their interactions under force. The finding appears in the June 2 issue of Biophysical Journal.

dateJun 02, 2010 in Nanophysics
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An atomic-level look at an HIV accomplice

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since the discovery in 2007 that a component of human semen called SEVI boosts infectivity of the virus that causes AIDS, researchers have been trying to learn more about SEVI and how it works, in hopes of ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Toxic molecule may help birds 'see' north and south

Researchers at the University of Illinois report that a toxic molecule known to damage cells and cause disease may also play a pivotal role in bird migration. The molecule, superoxide, is proposed as a key player in the mysterious ...

dateJun 22, 2009 in Other
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