Directional control of self-propelled protocells
The future of drug delivery?
18 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature Nanotechnology
Spray painting fiber bandages onto wounds
A new device can deposit drug-delivering fibers directly onto biological material.
12 Nov 2019 ⋅ Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B
Creating fake rhino horn with horse hair to help in saving the endangered rhino
The study demonstrates that materials science can contribute to fundamental issues in biology and conservation.
8 Nov 2019 ⋅ Scientific Reports
Big news for Irritable Bowel Syndrome patients
Australian researchers identify a link between itchy skin and gut pain, caused by identical receptors
16 Oct 2019 ⋅ JCI Insight
Shipment tracking for ‘fat parcels’ in the body
Researchers at the University of Bonn show that highly sensitive method can 'track' lipid metabolism.
14 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature Methods
Breakthrough in sex-chromosome regulation
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have uncovered a chromosome-wide mechanism that keeps the gene expression of sex chromosomes in balance in our cells.
3 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature Structural and Molecular Biology
Chemists clarify a chiral conundrum?
Rice scientists disentangle protein-nanoparticle interactions, suggest path to drug-sensing tool.
26 Sep 2019 ⋅ Science
Neurons’ response to seizure-induced stress reduces seizure severity
Study in mice shows that the endoplasmic reticulum stress response helps tamp down brain activity.
26 Sep 2019 ⋅ PLOS Genetics
Engineered protein crystals make cells magnetic
The new area of magnetogenetics seeks to use genetically encoded proteins that are sensitive to magnetic fields to study and manipulate cells.
25 Sep 2019 ⋅ Nano Letters
Painting the molecular canvas in super-resolution
Action-PAINT enables manipulation of single molecules at their natural locations with super-resolution precision to facilitate the study of biological processes.
20 Sep 2019 ⋅ Nature Chemistry