News tagged with dimensional structure

Cells grow more naturally in 'spaghetti'

The usual way of cultivating cells is to use a flat laboratory dish of glass. However, inside a human body, the cells do not grow on a flat surface, but rather in three dimensions. This has lead researchers at Lund University ...

dateMar 27, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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Hushing the X chromosome

Early in the development of female embryos, a crucial event occurs in all cells: An X chromosome is silenced. Whereas males have only one X chromosome, females have two—which means they can have twice as many proteins generated ...

dateAug 08, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Building with flexible blocks

On an apparently normal cube a pattern of hollows and bulges appears when the cube is compressed. Physicists from Dutch FOM Institute AMOLF and Leiden University together with colleagues from Tel Aviv University have developed ...

dateJul 27, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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Shedding light on an assistant protein

Observing in-protein motions with high spatial and temporal resolution: This is made possible by a new technology developed by scientists from the University of Würzburg, giving new insight into the functional mechanisms ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Isolating water's impact on vibrations within DNA

In a biological system, the ratio of water-to-non-water molecules, known as the hydration level, influences both the arrangement of biomolecules and the strength of the electric interactions that occur between biomolecules, ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Biochemistry
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