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2010-05-20 15:20:00

Boston University biomedical engineers develop new nanopore method for DNA sequencing.

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2010-04-28 11:20:27

Using a pair of exotic techniques including a molecular-scale version of ice fishing, a team of researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed methods to measure accurately the length of "nanopores," the miniscule channels found in cell membranes.

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2010-01-01 10:50:00

Faster sequencing of DNA holds enormous potential for biology and medicine, particularly for personalized diagnosis and customized treatment based on each individual's genomic makeup.

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2009-12-20 13:15:00

Boston University biomedical engineers have devised a method for making future genome sequencing faster and cheaper by dramatically reducing the amount of DNA required, thus eliminating the expensive, time-consuming and error-prone step of DNA amplification.

2009-10-05 23:01:00

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an effort to build a nanoscale DNA sequencer, IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists are drilling nano-sized holes in computer-like chips and passing DNA strands through them in order to read the information contained within their genetic code.

2009-09-28 12:14:26

Using an RNA-powered nanomotor, University of Cincinnati (UC) biomedical engineering researchers have successfully developed an artificial pore able to transmit nanoscale material through a membrane.

2009-06-08 15:25:27

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2009-06-02 11:27:05

Fast and affordable genome sequencing has moved a step closer with a new solid-state nanopore sensor being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois.

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2009-04-16 08:00:04

Physicists at Brown University have developed a novel procedure to map a person’s genome.


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