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2015-02-27 23:13:26

The March 4, 2015 Webinar, hosted by LabRoots, will describe the background to extracellular vesicles and will discuss the diversity of extracellular vesicles released by single cell types in

2014-05-21 12:13:31

A few years ago researchers described a Turkish family whose family members moved around on all fours.

Unhealthy Attachments
2014-02-27 13:15:13

Using the surface forces apparatus and an atomic force microscope, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have taken a molecular approach to myelin membrane interactions, leading to insights into demyelinating diseases, such as multiple sclerosis.

2013-11-01 10:40:00

The ever-increasing threat from "superbugs" -- strains of pathogenic bacteria that are impervious to the antibiotics that subdued their predecessor generations -- has forced the medical community to look for bactericidal weapons outside the realm of traditional drugs.

2013-10-15 12:22:30

Researchers around Dr. Michael Hirtz from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Dr. Aravind Vijayaraghavan from the University of Manchester have developed a new method to produce artificial membranes: Using a nanoscaled tip, they write tailored patches of phospholipid membrane onto a graphene substrate.

2013-10-02 13:15:50

The membranes surrounding and inside cells are involved in every aspect of biological function.

2013-10-01 15:24:08

Membrane proteins are responsible for transporting chemicals and messages between a cell and its environment.

2013-09-23 14:00:33

Eukaryotic cells are compartmentalized by membranes, whose shape and dynamics are precisely regulated to maintain their correct functions.

Advance In Nanotech Gene Sequencing Technique Made By Penn Research
2013-05-20 14:46:57

The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority. One promising technique involves reading DNA bases using changes in electrical current as they are threaded through a nanoscopic hole.

2013-01-29 10:14:54

A new way of looking at a cell's surface reveals the distribution of small molecules in the cell membrane, changing the understanding of its organization.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.