Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center DALLAS - Dec. 22, 2016 - Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered the mechanism that cells use to find and destroy an organelle called mit..
Credit: Advion Academics in the University of Surrey's Department of Chemistry have developed a new diagnostic test for cocaine and benzoylecgonine (the main metabolite for cocaine) in urine a..
Credit: Johan Lind (Disease Biophysics Lab), Alex Valentine, Lori K. Sanders (Lewis Lab)/Harvard University Harvard University researchers have made the first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip wi..
Credit: University of Bristol For many people, nanotechnology belongs in the realm of science fiction. Researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Essex have solved the mystery of the blue sheen ..
Credit: Photo by Julie Russell/LLNL Unique protein markers in hair could be used alongside DNA profiling for human identification, according to a study published September 7, 2016 in the open-acces..
MIT researchers and educators have been living up to the university motto of "mens et manus," mind and hand, with a rapidly expanding effort on advanced manufacturing innovation. Several of MIT’s late..
Scientists have discovered a new way to look for ageing cells across a wide range of biological materials; the new method will boost understanding of cellular development and ageing as well as the cau..
MAYWOOD, IL - As demand for the widely used blood thinning drug heparin continues to grow, experts worry of possible shortages of the essential medication. Heparin is primarily derived from pigs, an..
Credit: Photo courtesy of NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis. MELBOURNE, FLA. -- Tucked away in a Florida Institute of Technology lab, a would-be Martian garden grows. A little more than a year after the Buz..
Tau PET is a new and promising imaging method for Alzheimer's disease. A case study from Lund University in Sweden now confirms that tau PET images correspond to a higher degree to actual changes in the brain. According to the researchers…
Researchers from Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Duke University, and collaborators have identified a novel signaling system controlling neuronal plasticity.
Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and collaborators have proposed a design for the first DNA sequencer based on an electronic nanosensor that can detect tiny motions as small as a single atom.
For the first time, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated that the success of delivery of drugs from nanoparticles can be quantified inside a cell.