Positively charged gold nanoparticles are usually toxic to cells but cancer cells somehow manage to avoid nanoparticle toxicity Mayo Clinic researchers found out why and determined how to make the nanoparticles effective against ovarian cancer ... - Read More
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Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a new technique to see how different types of cells interact in a living mouse The process uses light emitting proteins that glow when two types ... - Read More
In a classic case of turning an enemy into a friend scientists have engineered a protein from flesh eating bacteria to act as a molecular superglue that promises to become a disease fighter And their ... - Read More
Combining neuroscience and chemical engineering researchers at Stanford University have developed a process that renders a mouse brain transparent The postmortem brain remains whole not sliced or sectioned in any way with its three dimensional ... - Read More
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have shown they can coax cells to move toward a beam of light The feat is a first step toward manipulating cells to control insulin ... - Read More
One of the major obstacles to growing new organs replacement hearts lungs and kidneys is the difficulty researchers face in building blood vessels that keep the tissues alive but new findings from the University of ... - Read More
A new system for isolating rare circulating tumor cells CTCs living solid tumor cells found at low levels in the bloodstream shows significant improvement over previously developed devices and does not require prior identification of ... - Read More
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Biologists at the University of Rochester have determined how blind mole rats fight off cancer and the mechanism differs from what they discovered three years ago in another long lived and cancer resistant mole rat ... - Read More
Terahertz THz radiation a slice of the electromagnetic spectrum that occupies the middle ground between microwaves and infrared light is rapidly finding important uses in medical diagnostics security and scientific research As scientists and engineers ... - Read More
Collaborators from Mayo Illinois Alliance for Technology Based Healthcare have developed a new single molecule test for detecting methylated DNA Methylation the addition of a methyl group of molecules to a DNA strand is one ... - Read More
Cancer cells break down sugars and produce the metabolic acid lactate at a much higher rate than normal cells This phenomenon provides a telltale sign that cancer is present via diagnostics such as PET scans ... - Read More
Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a new plug and play method to assemble complex cell microenvironments that is a scalable highly precise way to fabricate tissues with any spatial organization or interest such as ... - Read More
A University of Central Florida chemist has come up with a unique way to kill certain cancer cells give them acid reflux Share This See Also Cancer Colon Cancer Brain Tumor Optics Chemistry Biochemistry Embryonic ... - Read More
Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified patterns of epigenomic diversity that not only allow plants to adapt to various environments but could also benefit crop production and the study of human ... - Read More
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Bioengineering researchers at University of California Santa Barbara have found that changing the shape of chemotherapy drug nanoparticles from spherical to rod shaped made them up to 10 000 times more effective at specifically targeting ... - Read More
Researchers at UCLA report that they have refined a method they previously developed for capturing and analyzing cancer cells that break away from patients' tumors and circulate in the blood With the improvements to their ... - Read More
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