News - 22 Mar 2009
A ghostly property of matter, called quantum tunneling, may aid the quest for accurate, low-cost genomic sequencing, according to a new paper in Nature Nanotechnology Letters by Stuart Lindsay and his...
News - 28 Mar 2012
Research team from the University of Washington has developed a nanoscale sensor to read the DNA sequencing electronically. This rapid method may offer cost-effective medicine for individuals and may...
Article - 1 Dec 2003
Scientists at Stanford University have created an expanded molecule of DNA with a double helix wider than any found in nature. Posted October 24 2003
News - 19 Aug 2020
In recent years, a non-invasive biopsy method called liquid biopsy has shown promise as a potential alternative to tissue biopsy, currently the gold standard in cancer detection and diagnosis.
News - 28 Mar 2017
Macromolecules regularly fold and unfold themselves inside cells. The functions of these macromolecules can be determined by their various three-dimensional structures. Having an in-depth...
News - 6 Oct 2009
Present in the cells of all living organisms, DNA is composed of two intertwined strands and contains the genetic "blueprint" through which all living organisms develop and function....
News - 5 Feb 2009
A RIKEN-led team of molecular biologists has determined the specific bonding leading to the formation of a protein complex involved in distributing pigment throughout the skin. Disruption of this...
Article - 16 Apr 2004
Tiny "nanotubes" that assemble themselves using the same chemistry as DNA could be ideal for creating better artificial joints and other body implants. Posted April 13 2004
News - 22 Oct 2020
Chameleons are well known for their abilities to change colors to camouflage themselves, communicate, and control their temperature.
Drawing inspiration from chameleon skin, researchers have...
News - 12 Sep 2014
Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world’s largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with...