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Lighting up proteins with Immuno-SABER

To better understand how tissues and organs develop, fail to function, and regenerate over time, researchers would like to visualize their constituent cells' repertoires of molecules within ...

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Optofluidic chip with nanopore 'smart gate' developed for single molecule analysis

A new chip-based platform developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz integrates nanopores and optofluidic technology with a feedback-control circuit to enable an unprecedented level of control ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Nanoscale 'glass' bottles could enable targeted drug delivery

Tiny silica bottles filled with medicine and a special temperature-sensitive material could be used for drug delivery to kill malignant cells only in certain parts of the body, according to ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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A novel cellular process to engulf nano-sized materials

Nanometers are one billionth of a meter, a metric typically used to measure molecules and scientific building blocks not visible to the human eye. Materials of tens and/or several hundred nanometers ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Solving the big problem of measuring tiny nanoparticles

Tiny nanoparticles play a gargantuan role in modern life, even if most consumers are unaware of their presence. They provide essential ingredients in sunscreen lotions, prevent athlete's foot ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Discovery could pave the way for disease-resistant rice crops

Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat to rice production ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Microfluidics with a pharma focus

Microfluidics has rapidly grown in popularity in recent years, and new applications for the technology continue to be reported.

Thu 15 Aug 19 from The Scientist

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'Catcher of the rye' method detects rye gluten proteins in foods

Gluten-free diets have been trendy for several years now, with adherents claiming that avoiding grains that contain the substance helps with weight loss or improves general health. However, ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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NIH awards $17.4 million to Cornell for CHESS subfacility

(Cornell University) On Aug. 15, 2019 the NIH awarded Cornell $17.4 million for MacCHESS (Macromolecular X-ray science at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source), a subfacility of CHESS ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Eurekalert

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Probiotic hydrogels heal gut wounds other bandages can't reach

External wounds such as skin cuts or abrasions can often be easily covered with a simple Band-Aid or a larger wound patch to protect them and facilitate their healing. When it comes to some ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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