Cracking the Code of Life at Light Speed

Mike Hunkapiller helped invent the DNA-sequencing machines that read the human genome. Now his company’s tools are decoding everything from insects to cancer cells. The biological code of mankind—three billion pairs of chemical “bases,” twisted clockwise into DNA’s iconic double-helix—was declared fully transcribed, at long last, 15 years ago. On Citește mai mult…

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UB researchers build 3D-printed, drug-filled dentures to fight against infections

Nearly two-thirds of the U.S. denture-wearing population suffer frequent fungal infections that cause inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth. To better treat these infections, called denture-related stomatitis, University at Buffalo researchers have turned to 3-D printers, using the machines to build dentures filled with microscopic capsules that periodically release Citește mai mult…

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Mysterious new form of DNA.

Mysterious new form of DNA seen inside human cells for the first time looks like a ‘twisted knot’ instead of a double helix Discovery of the ‘i-motif’ form of DNA was made by researchers in Sydney   It is unclear what the function is but it could be for ‘reading’ DNA Citește mai mult…

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A new era in the diagnosis of osteoporosis.

EchoStation Radiation free bone densitometry for the early diagnosis of Osteoporosis. Breakthrough echographic approach for bone characterization and micro-architecture assessment enables the scanning of the axial reference sites: Lumbar Vertebrae and Proximal Femur. The next generation device. EchoStation is based on the proprietary method R.E.M.S. (Radiofrequency Echographic Multi Spectrometry), an innovative approach Citește mai mult…

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