News - 9 Jun 2015
It's a notion that might be pulled from the pages of science-fiction novel - electronic devices that can be injected directly into the brain, or other body parts, and treat everything from...
News - 30 Mar 2015
Scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have devised and demonstrated a new, shape-shifting probe, about...
News - 19 Dec 2014
Collaborating scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of California (UC) San Diego have developed a powerful new system for studying how proteins and other biological...
News - 18 Nov 2014
UC Davis researchers are getting a new look at the workings of HIV and other viruses thanks to new techniques in electron microscopy developed on campus.
The envelope (or Env) protein of HIV is a...
News - 30 May 2014
Through this new method, the researchers found that cells stir their interiors using the same motor proteins that serve in muscle contraction.
The study, which sheds new light on biological...
News - 11 Apr 2014
T-cells are the body's sentinels, patrolling every corner of the body in search of foreign threats such as bacteria and viruses. Receptor molecules on the T-cells identify invaders by recognizing...
News - 18 Mar 2014
The term a “brighter future” might be a cliché, but in the case of ultra-small probes for lighting up individual proteins, it is now most appropriate. Researchers at the U.S....
News - 22 Jan 2014
Rice University scientists have created a way to fine-tune a process critical to the pharmaceutical industry that could save a lot of time and money.
A combination of the Rice technique that...
News - 31 Dec 2013
By the time they're two, most children have had respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and suffered symptoms no worse than a bad cold.
But for some children, especially premature babies and...
News - 20 Apr 2013
A dye-based imaging technique known as two-photon microscopy can produce pictures of active neural structures in much finer detail than functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, but it requires...