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Hands-on Help For Learning The Secrets Of Molecules Provided By New Model
2012-08-24 11:27:17

For biology researchers, the complex world of molecular proteins – where tens of thousands of atoms can comprise a single protein – may be getting clearer with the help of a new soft, transparent, and squishy silicone model they can hold in their hands.

2012-07-12 23:01:59

National Science Foundation Awards Phase I Small Business Innovative Research Grant for Engineering Cellulase Enzymes. Pasadena, California (PRWEB) July 12,

2012-06-12 14:32:13

José Onuchic has become an expert at connecting the dots, but finding connections merely implied by the dots … well, that’s quite a trick.

2012-06-11 21:50:23

Strings of all kinds, when jostled, wind up in knots.

Tiny Living Machines Self-assemble
2012-06-11 07:44:26

Insight may help the development of methods to treat diseases at the nanoscale

2012-06-05 10:01:37

A new study suggests that protein knots, a structure whose formation remains a mystery, may have specific functional advantages that depend on the nature of the protein's architecture.

2012-06-04 04:22:24

The structure of biomolecules is of great interest for medicine and biology because their shape often determines their function. The use of new tools called free-electron lasers (FELs) allows scientists to obtain high-resolution structural insight into macromolecules.

2012-05-25 10:15:43

There's nothing like a new pair of eyeglasses to bring fine details into sharp relief.

2012-04-25 12:03:57

Protein design is technique that is increasingly valuable to a variety of fields, from biochemistry to therapeutics to materials engineering.


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