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2009-05-21 08:03:55

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a family of green fluorescent proteins (GFPs) in a primitive sea animal, along with new clues about the role of the proteins that has nothing to do with their famous glow.

2009-05-05 08:07:21

A crucial tool in the evolution of scientific capability in bioscience, the fluorescence microscope has allowed a generation of scientists to study the properties of proteins inside cells.

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2009-02-07 08:50:00

CSIRO has patented an improved microscopy method for measuring the shapes and sizes of proteins which could help scientists create new pharmaceuticals that are a better match for the proteins they target.

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2009-02-05 13:29:21

University of Utah physicists and chemists developed a new method that uses a mirror of tiny silver "nanoparticles" so microscopes can reveal the internal structure of nearly opaque biological materials like bone, tumor cells and the iridescent green scales of the so-called "photonic beetle."

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2009-01-26 10:00:41

Remarkable new tools that spotlight individual cellular molecules are transforming biomedical research.

2008-12-18 10:07:26

Thanks to a new "super-resolution" fluorescence microscopy technique, Harvard University researchers have succeeded in resolving the features of cells as miniscule as 20-30 nanometers (nm), an order of magnitude smaller than conventional fluorescence light microscopy images, according to a presentation at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) 48th Annual Meeting, Dec. 13-17, 2008, in San Francisco."Super resolution" microscopy techniques enable scientists to visualize cells laterally...

2008-08-22 03:00:11

By Hoppe, Adam D Shorte, Spencer L; Swanson, Joel A; Heintzmann, Rainer ABSTRACT Analysis of cellular pathways requires concentration measurements of dynamically interacting molecules within the three- dimensional (3D) space of single living cells.

2007-05-17 15:04:25

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