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New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones

A more efficient and cost-effective way to detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, could be possible with a new protein-based sensor that changes ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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'Nanofiber yarn' makes for stretchy, protective artificial tissue

The human body is held together by an intricate cable system of tendons and muscles, engineered by nature to be tough and highly stretchable. An injury to any of these tissues, particularly ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers make synthetic polymers inside of living cells

A team of researchers at the University of Edinburgh has demonstrated that it is possible to create synthetic polymers inside of living cells. In their paper published in the journal Nature ...

Mon 22 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Why are Canada’s scientists getting political?

Why are Canada’s scientists getting political?Why are Canada’s scientists getting political?, Published online: 24 April 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01244-0Erratic funding ...

43 minutes ago from Nature News

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How light triggers brain activity

Optogenetics uses light to control brain processes. It is based on light-controlled proteins such as channelrhodopsin-2, an ion channel that opens when it's exposed to light, thus activating ...

1 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Study unravels mystery of antimicrobial frog secretions

Japanese scientists, including researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) and Yokohama National University, have identified the molecular mechanism that gives the skin ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Simple and fast method for radiolabelling antibodies against breast cancer

Radioactive antibodies that target cancer cells are used for medical diagnostics with PET imaging or for targeted radioimmunotherapy. Researchers from the University of Zurich have created a ...

1 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New nanomedicine slips through the cracks

In a recent study in mice, researchers found a way to deliver specific drugs to parts of the body that are exceptionally difficult to access. Their Y-shaped block catiomer (YBC) binds with certain ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sweat-collecting bandage could replace blood sampling

Nobody likes having blood samples taken, which is why we've seen a number of devices that gather sweat from the skin and then analyze it. An inexpensive new bandage-like biosensor simplifies ...

Wed 17 Apr 19 from Gizmag

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New genomics tool ECCITE-seq expands multimodal single cell analysis

A new technique called ECCITE-seq, developed by scientists at the New York Genome Center's (NYGC) Technology Innovation Lab (@NYGCtech), allows researchers to perform high-throughput measurements ...

Mon 22 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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