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July 2, 2015

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July 2, 2015

June 30, 2015 — Researchers who developed a high-speed form of atomic force microscopy have shown how to image the physical properties of live breast cancer cells, for the first time revealing details about how ... read more

Recommendations for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

June 29, 2015 — Experts have released a new overview on the implantation of left atrial appendage occlusion devices. The implantation of left atrial appendage occlusion devices may lower the risk of stroke in ... read more

New Method for Rapid Authentication of Edible Oils and Screening of Gutter Oils

June 29, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new method for rapid authentication of edible oils and screening of gutter ... read more

June 29, 2015 — The human retina contains some 100 million photoreceptor cells. When these are stimulated with light, they communicate that information to the brain and we perceive light. Researchers have now ... read more

June 25, 2015 — Chemists create a new pathway that allows E. coli bacteria to feed on sugar and acetate to make isobutyl coA, a raw material for fuels and ... read more

June 25, 2015 — On average, the mother liquor or solvent and its constituents occupy about 50 percent of a macromolecular crystal. Ordered as well as disordered solvent components need to be accurately accounted for ... read more

June 25, 2015 — A team of scientists has developed a method for dividing a DNA sample into thousands of tiny droplets. What sets it apart from previous methods is above all the fact that it is considerably easier to ... read more

June 24, 2015 — Discoveries about the causes of stress-corrosion cracking in metal alloys could help prevent failure of critical infrastructure systems such as pipelines that transport water, fossil fuels and ... read more

Unlocking Fermentation Secrets Open Door to New Biofuels

June 24, 2015 — Researchers have, for the first time, uncovered the complex interdependence and orchestration of metabolic reactions, gene regulation, and environmental cues of clostridial metabolism, providing new ... read more

June 24, 2015 — Scientists can image the optical properties of individual nanoparticles with a novel ... read more

Using Lasers to See the Shape of Molecules

June 24, 2015 — Scientists have created a new technique for resolving the orbits of multiple molecular orbitals, a previously impossible ... read more

Artifical Neuron Mimicks Function of Human Cells

June 24, 2015 — Scientists have managed to build a fully functional neuron by using organic bioelectronics. This artificial neuron contain no ‘living’ parts, but is capable of mimicking the function of a human ... read more

New Technique to Accurately Detect 'Handedness' of Molecules in a Mixture

June 24, 2015 — Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the ability to rapidly, reliably and simultaneously identify the 'handedness' of different molecules in a ... read more

June 23, 2015 — The development of new methods for the chemical synthesis of proteins is highly significant to access a range of proteins inaccessible by conventional approaches. Chemists have succeeded in the first ... read more

Nanoparticle 'Wrapper' Delivers Chemical That Stops Fatty Buildup in Rodent Arteries

June 23, 2015 — In what may be a major leap forward in the quest for new treatments of the most common form of cardiovascular disease, scientists report they have found a way to halt and reverse the progression of ... read more

June 23, 2015 — Engineers have demonstrated a bacterial method for the low-cost, environmentally friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot nanocrystals at room ... read more

Nanowire Implants Offer Remote-Controlled Drug Delivery

June 23, 2015 — A new implantable drug-delivery system has been developed using nanowires that can be wirelessly controlled. The nanowires respond to an electromagnetic field generated by a separate device, which ... read more

June 23, 2015 — Scientists have developed a new power converter chip that can harvest more than 80 percent of the energy trickling into it, even at the extremely low power levels characteristic of tiny solar cells. ... read more

June 23, 2015 — The terahertz range is one of the last sections of the electromagnetic spectrum -- which extends from radio waves through optical applications right up to X-ray radiation -- that is still rarely used ... read more

June 23, 2015 — A growing interest in thermoelectric materials -- which convert waste heat to electricity -- and pressure to improve heat transfer from increasingly powerful microelectronic devices have led to ... read more

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