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To Shed Light On Biological Processes, Tiny Molecules That Glow In Water Were Designed
2012-08-16 08:44:39

University of Miami researchers are creating fluorescent molecules that can be turned on and off in aqueous environments to visualize activity within cells University of Miami scientists have developed a way to switch fluorescent molecules on and off within aqueous environments, by strategically trapping the molecules inside water-soluble particles and controlling them with ultraviolet light. The new system can be used to develop better fluorescent probes for biomedical research....

2012-05-04 23:03:13

UVOST® allows rapid screening of most petroleum-based light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPLs). Fargo, ND (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Dakota Technologies introduces the UVOST®, a direct-push delivered sensor that allows rapid screening of most petroleum-based light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPLs). This tool uses laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) technology to immediately detect sub-surface contamination without having to draw samples or wait for lab results. The UVOST responds...

2012-02-06 11:15:21

North Carolina State University researchers have created specially engineered mammalian cells to provide a new "chemical handle" which will enable researchers to label proteins of interest more efficiently, without disrupting the normal function of the proteins themselves or the cells in which they are found. Protein labeling is used by researchers in a variety of fields to help them understand how these important molecules affect the normal functioning of cells. Currently, proteins are...

2011-12-07 22:32:28

Research presented at ASCB annual meeting New fluorescent labeling technology that distinguishes in a single image the population size and spatial distribution of 15 different taxa has uncovered new taxon pairings that indicate unsuspected cooperation -- and standoffishness -- between members of the microbe biofilm that covers teeth, according to a presentation on Dec. 7, at the American Society for Cell Biology's Annual Meeting in Denver. Members of the genera Prevotella and...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

Omniglow, LLC producers of the original glowstick, and the world's largest producer of chemiluminescent devices has released its on-line catalog of glow and party supplies for 2011 supporting sales to everyone. West Springfield, MA (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 Offering hundreds of choices in both traditional and new glow and party lines, Omniglow, LLC's new on-line catalog sets itself apart from its competitors by offering the highest quality, longest lasting, and brightest glow available at...


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2009-07-17 12:16:59

Europium is a chemical element with the symbol Eu and atomic number 63. Europium is named after the continent Europe. It is the most reactive of the rare earth elements. It rapidly oxidizes in air. Europium ignites in the air at around 302 degrees Fahrenheit. It is quite pliable (bendable). Although it was first discovered by Paul Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1890, it is usually credited to French chemist Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, who suspected samples of the discovered samarium...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.