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The protein that assesses distances

A protein of the ISWI family (Imitation Switch, or nucleosome remodelling motors) is endowed with a special property: despite having no organ of sense it is nonetheless able to assess the length of DNA strands. A study just ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Englerin analogues with anti-cancer activity

The research group of Prof. Antonio M. Echavarren at ICIQ has designed and synthetized a series of analogues of (-)-Englerin A that are highly selective and effective in the growth-inhibition of renal cancer cells.

dateMay 02, 2016 in Biochemistry
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3D sound for the Zurich Opera House

With the audio software SpatialSound Wave from Fraunhofer, sounds can be positioned freely in the room, so that visual and acoustic events coincide realistically. In the Zurich Opera House the three-dimensional sound has ...

dateApr 29, 2016 in Engineering
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