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Developing next-generation soft hearing implants

Close to a half-million people around the world suffer from serious hearing impairments. In some cases, they cochlear and other types of implants have good results. Yet these devices do not ...

15 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Nanomesh drug delivery provides hope against global antibiotic resistance

The fight against global antibiotic resistance has taken a major step forward with scientists discovering a concept for fabricating nanomeshes as an effective drug delivery system for antibiotics.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Chemists find new way of creating the building blocks of many drugs

Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists unwind mystery behind DNA replication

The molecules of life are twisted. But how those familiar strands in DNA's double helix manage to replicate without being tangled up has been hard to decipher. A new perspective from Cornell ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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New paper-based technology allows reliable, low-cost sensing of iron levels in fortified foods

Many low-income countries have turned to mass food fortification programs to address nutrient deficiencies in their populations. But many of these programs lack the resources needed to determine ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Figuring out Alzheimer's

One of the tasks of scientists' work is to explain how the world functions. Their research ideas may often seem unrealistic but, as it turns out, their research may truly help a great many of ...

9 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New method for quicker and simpler production of lipidated proteins

Some of the body's proteins are not just made up of amino acids, they are also 'decorated' with lipid chains, which significantly influence the biological functions of the protein. An example ...

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Synthetic cells make long-distance calls

The search for effective biological tools is a marathon, not a sprint, even when the distances are on the microscale. A discovery at Rice University on how engineered communities of cells communicate ...

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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From ribbon to scroll: Gaining shape control by electrostatics

Northwestern Engineering materials science researchers have uncovered new insights into how electrostatic interactions can be regulated to attain and control scroll-like cochleate structures, ...

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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