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Softness Indicates Metastatic Cells

By | October 15, 2012

The tenderness of cancer cells squeezed by a special apparatus can help pinpoint the ones most likely to spread the disease.


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Analyzing a Genome per Day

By | October 2, 2012

Technology company Knome unveils a machine it says will "break the bottleneck" in the interpretation of human genome data.


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“Alive” and In Focus

By | October 1, 2012

Imaging viruses in action


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Live-Action Networks

By | October 1, 2012

Mass spec plus novel software equals dynamic views into the chemical lives of microbes.


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The Sharper Image

By | October 1, 2012

Advances in light microscopy allow the mapping of cell migration during embryogenesis and capture dynamic processes at the cellular level.

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Researchers Discover New Element

By | September 28, 2012

Japanese scientists have created a superheavy atom, potentially expanding the periodic table.


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DNA with a Twist

By | September 13, 2012

Researchers show that DNA supercoils are dynamic structures that can “hop” long distances, a phenomenon that could affect gene regulation.


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Enter the Third Dimension

By | September 1, 2012

Cell culture goes 3-D with devices that better mimic in vivo conditions.


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Gifted in Science

By | September 1, 2012

Researchers look to the emerging phenomenon of "crowdfunding" to pay for their work

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Stemming the Toxic Tide

By | September 1, 2012

How to screen for toxicity using stem cells

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