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Chemists create mimic of key vision protein

An artificial mimic of a key light-sensitive molecule has been made by scientists at the University of Bristol. The work, published in Science, could lead to new ways of building light-sensitive artificial cells.

dateApr 04, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Why do cells make invadopodia?

During development and immune system function in animals, specialized cells acquire the ability to invade other tissues. Such invasive behavior is important for neural crest cells that invade skin and provide pigmentation, ...

dateMar 01, 2016 in Cancer Cell & Microbiology
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The key to mass-producing nanomaterials

Nanoparticles - tiny particles 100,000 times smaller than the width of a strand of hair - can be found in everything from drug delivery formulations to pollution controls on cars to HD TV sets. With special properties derived ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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