Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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Do You Have A Games Console? You Could Be Solving The Structure Of Proteins

Article

Sjors Scheres solves the 3D structures of proteins. In this article, he tells us how Cryo-Electron Microscopy is shining new light on the workings of the protein machines in our cells.

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Low Temperature Condenser Enhances Evaporation & Lyophilisation Results

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The Series 3 HT Evaporator from Genevac sets a new benchmark for enhanced evaporation and lyophilisation results.

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From Cajal To Now

Article

We compare the pioneering drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal with modern-day images from the same brain areas.

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New Laser Spectroscopy Technique to Understand Radioactive Atoms
New Laser Spectroscopy Technique to Understand Radioactive Atoms
News

High-resolution laser ionization of radioactive atoms in a supersonic gas jet probe the properties of heavy elements.

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EDH Proteins Reshape Cell Membranes
EDH Proteins Reshape Cell Membranes
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The way that EDH proteins assemble on the surface of a cell and reshape its membrane is being analysed using a multitude of techniques, including crystallography, microscopy and HPLC.

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New Method Uses NMR to Study Metabolism
New Method Uses NMR to Study Metabolism
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A new methodology uses Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to study cell metabolism.

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Rapid Detection of Ebola
Rapid Detection of Ebola
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A new, cost-effective technique has been developed which can detect Ebola within minutes, and could be used for real-time detection of the virus.

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Arrestin Loops Interact Directly with the Membrane
Arrestin Loops Interact Directly with the Membrane
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Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been studying two proteins that play a vital role in many bodily processes. The aim of the research was to establish how G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and arrestin form complexes.

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Non-Invasive Imaging of Mouse Brain Developed
Non-Invasive Imaging of Mouse Brain Developed
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Clear, non-invasive imaging of activities of protein-labeled neurons in the subcortical region of the brain, beyond the limits of previous imaging technology ha been reported.

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