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Glowing bacteria detect buried landmines

The need for safe and efficient technologies for detecting buried landmines and unexploded ordnance is a humanitarian issue of immense global proportions. About half a million people around the world are suffering from mine-inflicted ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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Accurate DNA misspelling correction method

Researchers at the Institute of Basic Science (IBS) proved the accuracy of a recently developed gene editing method. This works as "DNA scissors" designed to identify and substitute just one nucleotide among the 3 billion. ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Microalgae—a promising future resource?

Microalgae hold tremendous potential for industrial biotechnology. They are an important resource in the production of food and medications, and in many other applications. In comparison to bacteria and fungi, however, they ...

dateJul 13, 2016 in Biotechnology
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