By cloaking nanoparticles in the membranes of white blood cells scientists at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute may have found a way to prevent the body from recognizing and destroying them before they deliver their ... - Read More
Biologists at Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences have discovered a bioelectric signal that can identify cells that are likely to develop into tumors The researchers also found that they could lower the incidence ... - Read More
Scientists have developed a way to grow iron oxidizing bacteria using electricity instead of iron an advance that will allow them to better study the organisms and could one day be used to turn electricity ... - Read More
Living cells are surrounded by a membrane that tightly regulates what gets in and out of the cell This barrier is necessary for cells to control their internal environment but it makes it more difficult ... - Read More
Researchers at Syracuse University's Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering at L C Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science are studying the toxicity of commonly used nanoparticles particles up to one million times smaller ... - Read More
Released 1 24 2013 10 30 AM ESTSource Newsroom University of Arkansas Fayetteville more news from this source Jan 24 2013 FAYETTEVILLE Ark – After years of experimentation researchers at the University of Arkansas have ... - Read More
A few years ago manufacturers of water bottles food containers and baby products had a big problem A key ingredient of the plastics they used to make their merchandise an organic compound called bisphenol A ... - Read More
Gas separation is crucial for many industrial processes including obtaining nitrogen or oxygen from air and purifying natural gas or hydrogen Currently the most energy efficient method for separating gases involves polymer membranes however most ... - Read More
Sandia National Laboratories Truman Fellow Anne Ruffing has engineered two strains of cyanobacteria to produce free fatty acids a precursor to liquid fuels but she has also found that the process cuts the bacteria's production ... - Read More
The rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria has initiated a quest for alternatives to conventional antibiotics One potential alternative is PlyC a potent enzyme that kills the bacteria that causes strep throat and streptococcal toxic shock ... - Read More
Safety fears about carbon nanotubes due to their structural similarity to asbestos have been alleviated following research showing that reducing their length removes their toxic properties experts say Share This See Also Pharmacology Personalized Medicine ... - Read More
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