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Single nanoparticle mapping paves the way for better nanotechnology

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the Technical University of Denmark have developed a method that makes it possible to map the individual responses of nanoparticles in different ...

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Nanodiamonds show promise for aiding recovery from root canal

People who undergo root canals may soon have a tiny but powerful ally that could prevent infection after treatment.

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Cryo-EM imaging suggests how the double helix separates during replication

Life would be impossible if the DNA in dividing cells were replicated with anything less than near-perfect precision. Every time a nucleated cell commits to becoming two cells, every "letter" ...

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Austrian researchers facilitate lipid data analysis

No lipids, no life. In all organisms, lipids form cell walls, store energy and release it when necessary, and play an important role in cell signalling. It has been proved that changes in the ...

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Closer looks reveals axial filaments in sea sponge spicules made up of proteins

A team of researchers with members from France, Germany and Israel has found that proteins that make up axial filaments are responsible for the means by which sea sponges develop glass skeletons. ...

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Nanoscientist Chad Mirkin Honored with 2017 Wilhelm Exner Medal

At an award ceremony at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna on October 19, Northwestern University’s Chad A. Mirkin was conferred a prestigious 2017 Wilhelm Exner Medal. He and CERN Director-General...

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Metallic nanoparticles help to determine the percentage of volatile compounds

Researchers from the Faculties of Chemistry and of Materials Science of Lomonosov Moscow State University have developed a new way of increasing the sensitivity of detecting volatile compounds, ...

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A biochemical sulfur delivery service

Thu 19 Oct 17 from Science Now

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Researchers watch in real time as fat-encased drug nanoparticles invade skin cells

Some anti-cancer drugs are encapsulated to allow gradual release, spreading their effect over a longer time. For example, one formulation of the chemotherapy doxorubicin (the FDA-approved drug ...

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Researchers observe individual cellular receptors at work

Using a revolutionary live-cell microscopy technique, an international team of scientist has for the first time observed individual receptors for hormones and drugs working in intact cells.

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