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Ultrasound enhancement provides clarity to damaged tendons, ligaments

The potential was hidden in plain sight, pretty much since the beginning of medical ultrasound. But it took an expert in earthquake waves to unearth the idea that sound waves reflected from ...

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A better way to track emerging cell therapies using MRIs

Cellular therapeutics using intact cells to treat and cure disease is a hugely promising new approach in medicine but it is hindered by the inability of doctors and scientists to effectively ...

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Smartgels are thicker than water

Transforming substances from liquids into gels plays an important role across many industries, including cosmetics, medicine, and energy. But the transformation process, called gelation, where ...

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Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold

Some pollutants are more harmful in a cold climate than in a hot, because they affect the temperature sensitivity of certain organisms. Now researchers from Danish universities have demonstrated ...

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A new quality control pathway in the cell

Proteins are important building blocks in our cells and each cell contains millions of different protein molecules. They are involved in everything from structural to regulatory aspects in the ...

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Scientists pioneer microscopy technique that yields fresh data on muscular dystrophy

Scientists at USC have developed a new microscopy technology that allows them to view single molecules in living animals at higher-than-ever resolution.

Thu 18 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Magnetic neural control with nanoparticles

Magnetic nanoparticles don't have to be "one size fits all." Instead, individual magnetic nanoparticles can be tailored in an array of differing sizes and compositions to allow for heating them ...

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Using bacterial biofilms for production of new self-healing materials and bioprocessing technologies

For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around they even cause pesky dental plaque and a host ...

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Radical New DNA Sequencer Finally Gets into Researchers' Hands

A DNA sequencer the size of a cell phone could change where, and how, gene research occurs.One day in 1989, biophysicist David Deamer pulled his car off California's Interstate 5 to hurriedly ...

Wed 17 Sep 14 from MIT Technology Review

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Gel-like padding could help cells survive injection, heal spinal cord injuries

(Medical Xpress)A team of Bio-X scientists is developing a gel to help protect cells from the trauma of being injected into an injury site. The work could help speed cell-based therapies for ...

Thu 18 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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