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October 16, 2016
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Protein mit vielen Aufgaben

Freiburger Forscher zeigen, wie eine molekulare Fassstruktur unterschiedliche Funktionen in Mitochondrien ausübt Freiburger Forscherinnen und Forscher haben entdeckt, dass das molekulare Fassprotein Mdm10 durch Anbindung an Proteinmaschinen unterschiedliche Funktionen für die Entstehung und Aufrechterhaltung der Struktur von Mitochondrien ausführen kann. … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
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A virus reveals the physics of nanopores

Nanopores could provide a new way to sequence DNA quickly, but the physics involved isn’t well understood. That’s partly because of the complexities involved in studying the random, squiggly form DNA takes in solution. Researchers from Brown have simplified matters … Continue reading

November 10, 2012
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Improving Batteries

UD doctoral student studies ways to improve lithium battery performance Lithium batteries are used in many devices such as cell phones, computers and cameras, among others. University of Delaware doctoral student Wei-Fan Kuan is investigating ways to improve membranes used … Continue reading

October 16, 2012
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Graphene Membranes May Lead To Enhanced Natural Gas Production, Less CO2 Pollution, Says CU Study

Engineering faculty and students at the University of Colorado Boulder have produced the first experimental results showing that atomically thin graphene membranes with tiny pores can effectively and efficiently separate gas molecules through size-selective sieving. The findings are a significant … Continue reading

April 23, 2012
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First Atomic-Scale Real-Time Movies of Platinum Nanocrystal Growth in Liquids

Berkeley Scientists Create Graphene Liquid Cells for Electron Microscopy Studies of Nanocrystal Formation They won’t be coming soon to a multiplex near you, but movies showing the growth of platinum nanocrystals at the atomic-scale in real-time have blockbuster potential. A … Continue reading

October 13, 2011
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WHOI Teaming with Flatley Discovery Lab in Search for Effective Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has signed a $1.18 million agreement with the Flatley Discovery Lab in Charlestown, Mass., to investigate and supply marine microbial extracts as possible treatments for cystic fibrosis (CF). The life-shortening respiratory disease has eluded … Continue reading

October 6, 2011
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UCLA Study Shows Cell-Penetrating Peptides for Drug Delivery Act Like A Swiss Army Knife

Cell-penetrating peptides, such as the HIV TAT peptide, are able to enter cells using a number of mechanisms, from direct entry to endocytosis, a process by which cells internalize molecules by engulfing them. Further, these cell-penetrating peptides, or CPPs, can … Continue reading