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microfluid chip

Fluorescence Microscopy on a Chip — No Lenses Required

Fluorescence microscopy gives researchers incredible power to illuminate the tiniest structures and capture the real-time activities of live cells by tagging biological molecules with...
Epigenetics

Alcohol Use Affects Levels of Cholesterol Regulator through Epigenetics

In an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking...
Sleep Deprivation, machine-learning, traumatic brain injury

Sleep Deprivation is an Effective Anti-depressant for Nearly Half of Depressed...

Sleep deprivation – typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings – rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, according the first...
lyophilizationvideo

Key Process to Be Modernized in Production of Lifesaving Drugs, Food...

A consortium of experts is working to modernize a process that is used in making a wide range of products, from freeze-dried space foods...
wormotel

Penn Engineers Develop the “WorMotel,” Simultaneously Study the Aging Process in...

The roundworm C. elegans is one of the most important model organisms in biological research. With a transparent, millimeter-long body containing only about a thousand cells...
photonics, inflammation, Dengue Treatment, HIV Drugs, glaucoma, sperm, cell biology, antioxidant, lung cancer, cancer therapy, medical imaging, explosives, integrated laser, Bosma arhinia microphthalmia syndrome, Optoelectronics, blood cells, bile duct cancer

The Fats That Identify Disease

The lipid contents of a fluid that surrounds the lungs in some diseases contains specific fats that could be used as a biomarker to...
catalyst

Reusable Ruthenium-based Catalyst Could Be a Game-changer for the Biomass Industry

Known for their outstanding versatility, primary amines (derivatives of ammonia) are industrially important compounds used in the preparation of a wide range of dyes,...
antibiotics

New Way to Test Antibiotics Could Lead to Better Drugs

MIT and Harvard University researchers have engineered E. coli cells that can be used to study how bacteria at an infection site respond to...
depression

Drugs Found to Be More Effective Against Depression than Electric Current

A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine questions the efficacy of treatments for depression based on stimulating brain areas with...
Motorized moleculesvideo

Motorized Molecules Drill Through Cells

Motorized molecules driven by light have been used to drill holes in the membranes of individual cells and show promise for either bringing therapeutic...
osteoporosis

New Osteoporosis Treatment Uses Traditional Chinese Herb to Prevent Bone Loss

Microscope images of bone showing bone cells and osteoporosis cavities without treatment using CatK inhibitor (L) and with treatment using CatK inhibitor (R). An herb...
Chikungunya

Existing Drugs Could Treat Chikungunya

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection could be treated with autoimmune therapies currently used for other conditions, according to research led by A*STAR scientists. When transmitted to...
cancer

Brazilian Researchers Propose New Strategy to Treat Cancer

Whenever an organism is damaged, be it by a simple cut on a finger or surgery, the cells surrounding the wound receive signals to...
Antiseptic, neuroscientists, climate change

Common Antiseptic Ingredients De-Energize Cells and Impair Hormone Response

A new in-vitro study by University of California, Davis, researchers indicates that quaternary ammonium compounds, or “quats,” used as antimicrobial agents in common household...
Fungal Infection

Study Identifies a New Way to Prevent a Deadly Fungal Infection...

New research has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from ‘hijacking’ the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain. The study was...
Dementia

Brain Scan Study Adds to Evidence That Lower Brain Serotonin Levels...

In a study looking at brain scans of people with mild loss of thought and memory ability, Johns Hopkins researchers report evidence of lower...
Herpesvirus

NIH Herpesvirus Study in Mice Leads to Discovery of Potential Broad-Spectrum...

After herpesviruses infect a cell, their genomes are assembled into specialized protein structures called nucelosomes. Many cellular enzyme complexes can modulate these structures to...
amyloids

Bacterial Machines That Help Create Defensive ‘Mats’ Mapped by Researchers

The latest finding could eventually lead to new ways of getting around antibiotic resistance and help in making new, biologically inspired nanomaterials. When bacteria are...
cancer

From Thousands of Suspects, Yale Scientists Ferret out Cancer-causing Genes

A Yale-led team of researchers has identified specific gene combinations that can cause the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma, using new technology that can also...
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CLL Evolution under the Microscope

Cancer evolution is a complex process. Whilst we know that tumour growth is enabled by a continuous process of clonal expansion, genetic diversification and...