Lighting up proteins with Immuno-SABER
A simple and robust DNA-based signal amplification method to simultaneously visualize multiple proteins in tissues has the potential to accelerate many large-scale protein mapping and biomarker discovery projects
19 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Biotechnology
Optofluidic chip with nanopore ‘smart gate’ developed for single molecule analysis
Programmable device enables on-demand delivery of individual biomolecules with feedback-controlled gating for high-throughput analysis
16 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Studies of fungi provide new knowledge of harmful mutations in cells
The results are interesting in terms of both medicine and evolutionary biology.
8 Aug 2019 ⋅ Current Biology
Researchers embrace imperfection to improve biomolecule transport
Nanopore membranes have generated interest in biomedical research because they help researchers investigate individual molecules by pulling them through pores for physical and chemical characterization.
5 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Nanotechnology
Finnish people’s unique genetic makeup offers clues to disease
The research identified 26 potentially harmful DNA variations relevant to cardiovascular and metabolic health.
31 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature
DNA replication machinery captured at atom-level detail
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists reveal a crystal structure that illustrates a mechanism that powers and possibly starts DNA replication
15 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Ancient DNA sheds light on the origins of the Biblical Philistines
Ancient genomes suggest that the Philistines descended from people who migrated across the Mediterranean and reached the shores of the southern Levant at the beginning of the Iron Age.
3 Jul 2019 ⋅ Science Advances
When the dinosaurs died, lichens thrived
Mass extinction hurt land plants, but DNA shows that some fungus/plant combo organisms rose up.
28 Jun 2019 ⋅ Scientific Reports
The ancient history of Neandertals in Europe
Early ancestors of the last Neandertals lived in Europe already 120,000 years ago.
26 Jun 2019 ⋅ Science Advances
Speeding breeding and other ways of feeding 10 billion people
Improvements to make crops more nutritious, disease resistant and climate smart are essential to feed a burgeoning world population.
17 Jun 2019 ⋅ Nature Biotechnology