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Dead or Alive?

By Ruth Williams | June 1, 2013

Scientists create nontoxic pH nanosensors to assess viability of transplanted therapeutic cells.

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BRET Meets FRET

By Ruth Williams | May 1, 2013

Scientists create biocompatible, self-luminescing nanoparticles for in vivo imaging.

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Mimicking Mussels

By Ruth Williams | April 1, 2013

Scientists develop a gel that mimics mollusc glue to coat the insides of blood vessels.

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Sticky Lithography

By Ruth Williams | March 1, 2013

Scotch tape and a scalpel provide a MacGyver-esque approach to microfabrication.

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Flickering Neurons

By Ruth Williams | February 1, 2013

Fluorescent calcium sensors in transgenic mice give a real-time readout of neuronal activity.

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Sperm Shadows

By Ruth Williams | January 1, 2013

Tracking the shadows cast by sperm reveals their precise 3-D movements.

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Microchannel Masterpiece

By Ruth Williams | December 1, 2012

A precision microfluidic system enables single-cell analysis of growth and division.

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Timing Turnover

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2012

Two-tone fluorescent tags track the movement and life span of proteins within living cells.

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Live-Action Networks

By Ruth Williams | October 1, 2012

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

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The Inside Scoop

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2012

Probing cells with nanometer-scale electrodes

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