Article - 18 Nov 2003
Scientists looking for ways to clean up a common, persistent type of organic pollutant have developed an approach that not only restores the power of a naturally occurring pollution buster but also...
News - 31 Mar 2015
Researchers studying cancer and other invasive diseases rely on high-resolution imaging to see tumors and other activity deep within the body's tissues. Using a new high-speed, high-resolution...
News - 4 Dec 2013
A UConn research team has found a way to stabilize hemoglobin, the oxygen carrier protein in the blood, a discovery that could lead to the development of stable vaccines and affordable artificial...
News - 21 Mar 2013
When scientists study cells, they need to know how much oxygen each cell consumes to determine its metabolism. However, existing technology limits this study to groups of cells, not individual...
News - 20 Jan 2015
Patients with sickle cell disease often suffer from painful attacks known as vaso-occlusive crises, during which their sickle-shaped blood cells get stuck in tiny capillaries, depriving tissues of...
News - 7 Nov 2014
Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center in Japan, together with collaborators from the University of Tokyo, have developed a method that combines tissue decolorization and light-sheet...
News - 2 Feb 2011
The same properties that make engineered nanoparticles attractive for numerous applications-small as a virus, biologically and environmentally stabile, and water-soluble - also cause concern about...
News - 8 Sep 2014
It may look like fresh blood and flow like fresh blood, but the longer blood is stored, the less it can carry oxygen into the tiny microcapillaries of the body, says a new study from University of...
News - 2 Sep 2008
In work that could lead to new ways of detecting and treating malaria, MIT
researchers have used two advanced microscopy techniques to show in unprecedented
detail how the malaria parasite...
News - 22 Oct 2009
A team of Harvard chemists led by X. Sunney Xie has developed a new microscopic
technique for seeing, in color, molecules with undetectable fluorescence. The
room-temperature technique allows...