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March 23, 2013
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Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells

Better diagnosis and treatment of cancer could hinge on the ability to better understand a single cell at its molecular level. New research offers a more comprehensive way of analyzing one cell’s unique behavior, using an array of colors to … Continue reading

February 4, 2013
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Researchers Create Self-Healing, Stretchable Wires Using Liquid Metal

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed elastic, self-healing wires in which both the liquid-metal core and the polymer sheath reconnect at the molecular level after being severed. “Because we’re using liquid metal, these wires have excellent conductive properties,” … Continue reading

January 17, 2013
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Better Way to Understand Plasmid Cloning from AddGene

Medical research has been studying molecular cloning for centuries. While many remember the Scottish lambs as the first successful cloning, there have been countless medical advances since then. Many of them are not as evident or dramatic as Molly the … Continue reading

January 8, 2012
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The Next Big Step Toward Atom-Specific Dynamical Chemistry

*Berkeley Lab scientists push chemistry to the edge, testing plans for a new generation of light sources* For Ali Belkacem of Berkeley Lab’s Chemical Sciences Division, “What is chemistry?” is not a rhetorical question. “Chemistry is inherently dynamical,” he answers. … Continue reading

September 3, 2011
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The Brittleness of Aging Bones – More than a Loss of Bone Mass

*Berkeley Lab Researchers Show How Loss of Bone Quality Also a Major Factor* It is a well-established fact that as we grow older our bones become more brittle and prone to fracturing. It is also well established that loss of … Continue reading

November 12, 2010
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Depression Linked to Altered Activity of Circadian Rhythm Gene

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Depression appears to be associated with a molecular-level disturbance in the body’s 24-hour clock, new research suggests.  Scientists examined genes that regulate circadian rhythm in people with and without a history of depression. As a group, those … Continue reading