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Nanomedicine: Drugs can be made 'smarter'

A new method has been developed to make drugs 'smarter' using nanotechnology so they will be more effective at reaching their target.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Poison project

Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia.

Thu 19 Apr 18 from BBC News

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New microscope captures detailed 3-D movies of cells deep within living systems

Our window into the cellular world just got a whole lot clearer.

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Four Innovations that Aim to Improve the Environment

The Experimental Biology 2018 meeting (EB 2018) will showcase exciting new research aimed at understanding contamination and improving the environment.

Sun 22 Apr 18 from Newswise

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One step closer to reality

Diffusion is the process that lets the color spread through tea, but there is way more to it than that: It's also one of the most fundamental principles underlying the inner workings of living ...

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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An enzyme that digests plastic could boost recycling

For bacteria, lunch A MILLION plastic bottles are sold every minute. Many are not recycled and of those that are, only a small fraction become bottles again. That is, in part, because recycling ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from The Economist

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Scientists identify unique binding mechanism of antifreeze molecule

Scientists have identified a unique molecular binding mechanism that helps keep non-mammalian creatures in sub-zero temperatures from freezing. Antifreeze glycoproteins (AFGPs), produced by ...

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Far-red fluorescent silk can kill harmful bacteria as biomedical and environmental remedy

A silk hybrid material attacks bacteria when illuminated by a green light, thanks to a far-red fluorescent protein researchers transferred to its genetic makeup.

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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A scale-up nanoporous membrane centrifuge for reverse osmosis desalination without fouling

Recent research published in a paper in TECHNOLOGY reported a novel design of a scale-up nanoporous membrane centrifuge (see Figure 1 (a), (b), (c), and (d)) proposed for reverse osmosis desalination, ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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