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2012-06-11 21:50:23

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

2012-06-11 20:10:12

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are working to develop substances that can prevent parasites, bacteria and fungi from producing essential proteins, research that could, in the long term, lead to new drugs for several major diseases.

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

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

2012-06-06 05:33:15

Contrary to earlier reports, a new study suggests that soy protein may not preserve overall thinking abilities in women over the age of 45, but may improve memory related to facial recognition.

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.

Overall Memory Skills Not Improved By Soy Consumption
2012-06-05 05:47:35

A new study has found that soy protein may not preserve overall thinking skills in middle-aged and older women who are over the age of 45.

2012-06-01 09:27:49

Johns Hopkins scientists have engineered cells that behave like AND and OR Boolean logic gates, producing an output based on one or more unique inputs.

2012-05-28 19:29:08

New York University physicists have developed a method that models biological cell-to-cell adhesion that could also have industrial applications.

2012-05-28 09:49:17

The transfusion of red blood cells (RBC) is a critical component in the treatment of a number of acute and chronic medical problems.

2012-05-25 10:15:43

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


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.