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Applied DNA Sciences Enters Two-Year Contract with Another US Government Agency

Applied DNA Sciences Enters Two-Year Contract with Another US Government Agency

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that it has entered into a two-year contract with another U.S. government agency. Terms of the contract, including the scope of services, are confidential. [More]
Physicists Offer New Insights into Self-Organization in Biomolecular Systems

Physicists Offer New Insights into Self-Organization in Biomolecular Systems

One of the striking features of self-organization in biomolecular systems is the capacity of assemblies of filamentous particles for synchronous motion. Physicists of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich now provide new insights into how such movements are coordinated. [More]
Findings of New UEA Research Could be Used in DNA-Based Computing, Nano-Technology

Findings of New UEA Research Could be Used in DNA-Based Computing, Nano-Technology

Scientists have found a way to ‘switch’ the structure of DNA using copper salts and EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) – an agent commonly found in shampoo and other household products. [More]
Nanotube Fibers Bridge Electrical Gaps in Scarred Heart Tissue

Nanotube Fibers Bridge Electrical Gaps in Scarred Heart Tissue

Researchers from Rice University and Texas Heart Institute are investigating the application of soft, pliable carbon nanotube fibers to fix electrical gaps in heart tissues damaged by cardiac arrhythmias, which affect over 4 million people in America every year. [More]
Researchers Apply Nanopore Gene Sequencing to Proteins

Researchers Apply Nanopore Gene Sequencing to Proteins

University of Pennsylvania researchers have made strides toward a new method of gene sequencing a strand of DNA’s bases are read as they are threaded through a nanoscopic hole. [More]
Liver-on-Chip Device with Nanotechnology-Based Optoelectronic Sensors Mimicks Human Physiology

Liver-on-Chip Device with Nanotechnology-Based Optoelectronic Sensors Mimicks Human Physiology

Safety evaluation is a critical part of drug and cosmetic development. In recent years there is a growing understanding that animal experiments fail to predict the human response, necessitating the development of alternative models to predict drug toxicity. [More]
Computational and Experimental Researchers Construct Atomic Model of Immature Retrovirus

Computational and Experimental Researchers Construct Atomic Model of Immature Retrovirus

Using molecular modeling and large-scale molecular dynamic simulation, University of Illinois researchers constructed an atomic model of an immature retrovirus. [More]
DNA Biodegradable Nanogenerator Harvests Energy from Motion and Converts it into Electrical Power

DNA Biodegradable Nanogenerator Harvests Energy from Motion and Converts it into Electrical Power

Long-standing concerns about portable electronics include the devices' short battery life and their contribution to e-waste. [More]
Nano3D Biosciences Signs Key Global Distribution Agreement with Reprocell for its Revolutionary 3D Bioprinting Product Lines

Nano3D Biosciences Signs Key Global Distribution Agreement with Reprocell for its Revolutionary 3D Bioprinting Product Lines

Rainbow Coral Corp. joint venture partner Nano3D Biosciences (n3D) has signed a major worldwide distribution agreement with Reprocell for its revolutionary three-dimensional bioprinting product lines. [More]
Senior Scientific Granted Additional US Patent for MRX Cancer Detection Technology Using Nanoparticles

Senior Scientific Granted Additional US Patent for MRX Cancer Detection Technology Using Nanoparticles

Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. announced today that its Senior Scientific, LLC unit, a nanobiotechnology company for the early detection and localization of cancer and other human diseases, has been granted an additional United States Patent for its MRX™ cancer detection technology. U.S. Patent No. US 9,095,270 B2 entitled "Detection, measurement, and imaging of cells such as cancer and other biologic substances using targeted nanoparticles and magnetic properties thereof." The patent provides a method as well as an apparatus for detecting and measuring cancer cells, using magnetic nanoparticles. [More]