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Nanoparticle-Doped Bacteria Emit Intense, Hard X-ray Radiation

Nanoparticle-Doped Bacteria Emit Intense, Hard X-ray Radiation

In a step that overturns traditional assumptions and practice, researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai and Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhi Nagar have fashioned bacteria to emit intense, hard x-ray radiation. [More]
Stable JILA Microscope Can Accurately Track DNA Molecules for Many Hours

Stable JILA Microscope Can Accurately Track DNA Molecules for Many Hours

JILA researchers have designed a microscope instrument so stable that it can accurately measure the 3D movement of individual molecules over many hours--hundreds of times longer than the current limit measured in seconds. [More]
Stem Cells Communicate with Neighboring Cells Using Threadlike Nanotubes

Stem Cells Communicate with Neighboring Cells Using Threadlike Nanotubes

When it comes to communicating with each other, some cells may be more "old school" than was previously thought. [More]
Cellulose Nanofibrillated Fiber Based Transistors Better Than Conventional Silicon-Based Transistors

Cellulose Nanofibrillated Fiber Based Transistors Better Than Conventional Silicon-Based Transistors

Portable electronics users tend to upgrade their devices frequently as new technologies offering more functionality and more convenience become available. [More]
New Lab-on-a-Chip System for Counting DNA Molecules

New Lab-on-a-Chip System for Counting DNA Molecules

A team of scientists including PhD student Friedrich Schuler from the Laboratory of MEMS Applications at the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) of the University of Freiburg has developed a method for dividing a DNA sample into thousands of tiny droplets. [More]
Earth's Daily Rotation Period Encoded in 10nm-Diameter KaiC Protein

Earth's Daily Rotation Period Encoded in 10nm-Diameter KaiC Protein

A collaborative group of Japanese researchers has demonstrated that the Earth's daily rotation period (24 hours) is encoded in the KaiC protein at the atomic level, a small, 10 nm-diameter biomolecule expressed in cyanobacterial cells. [More]
Global Market for Nanocellulose Projected to Approach $277.7 Million by 2019

Global Market for Nanocellulose Projected to Approach $277.7 Million by 2019

BCC Research report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global market of nanocellulose (NC). It addresses the drivers and challenges of the NC market, and offers an exhaustive analysis of applications and sectors of this growing industry. [More]
Polymer Nanobrushes Grab Selected Bacteria for Pathogen Detection

Polymer Nanobrushes Grab Selected Bacteria for Pathogen Detection

A Texas A&M AgriLife Research engineer and a Florida colleague have developed a biosensor that can detect listeria bacterial contamination within two or three minutes. [More]
Fluidigm Announces Availability of Single-Cell ATAC-seq for C1 System

Fluidigm Announces Availability of Single-Cell ATAC-seq for C1 System

Fluidigm Corporation today announced the availability of Single-Cell ATAC-seq, an epigenetics application for the C1TM system, that allows researchers to explore the regulatory systems that drive cellular function. This application is freely available to researchers on Script Hub™, a new web portal within Fluidigm’s C1 Open AppTM program. [More]
Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Finalizes Funding Agreement with TransGenex Nanobiotech

Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Finalizes Funding Agreement with TransGenex Nanobiotech

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with TransGenex Nanobiotech, Inc. (TGN), a company that is developing nano-scale technologies for novel, cost-effective diagnostic and therapeutic agents against cancers and other inflammatory diseases. [More]