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Microscopy Technique Could Enable More Informative Biopsies
Microscopy Technique Could Enable More Informative Biopsies
News   Jul 18, 2017

MIT and Harvard Medical School researchers have devised a way to image biopsy samples with much higher resolution — an advance that could help doctors develop more accurate and inexpensive diagnostic tests.

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New Algorithms Help Extract 3-D Biological Structure from Limited Data
New Algorithms Help Extract 3-D Biological Structure from Limited Data
News   Jul 16, 2017

CAMERA researchers capitalize on their Multi-Tiered Iterative Phasing approach to determine molecular structure of proteins and viruses from X-ray free electron laser data.

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One-step Protein Purification Achieves High Yields, Purity and Activity
One-step Protein Purification Achieves High Yields, Purity and Activity
News   Jul 11, 2017

A novel method to improve the high-yield, high-purity, high-activity purification of complex proteins by 10- to 500-fold has been developed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Agilent Technologies Acquires Raman Spectroscopy Innovator, Cobalt Light Systems
Agilent Technologies Acquires Raman Spectroscopy Innovator, Cobalt Light Systems
News   Jul 11, 2017

Agilent Technologies obtains Cobalt Light Systems and will provide Raman spectroscopic instruments for the pharmaceutical industry, applied markets and public safety.

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Thermo, SRI International Collaborate to Enhance Small Molecule Research
Thermo, SRI International Collaborate to Enhance Small Molecule Research
News   Jul 11, 2017

Thermo set to collaborate with SRI International to combine results of Orbitrap LC/MS experiments with organism-specific metabolic pathway and genome data to improve small molecule research and analysis.

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Improving Genome Editing: CRISPR Cpf1 mechanism visualized
Improving Genome Editing: CRISPR Cpf1 mechanism visualized
News   Jul 11, 2017

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen, led by the Spanish researcher Guillermo Montoya, have discovered how Cpf1, a new molecular scissors unzip and cleave DNA.

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Visualizing Whole-body Cancer Metastasis at the Single-cell Level
Visualizing Whole-body Cancer Metastasis at the Single-cell Level
News   Jul 07, 2017

A new method combines the generation of transparent mice with statistical analysis to create 3-D maps of cancer cells throughout the body and organs.

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Direct Imaging of Protein Stability in Hydrogels
Direct Imaging of Protein Stability in Hydrogels
News   Jul 06, 2017

Researchers use Fast Relaxation Imaging (FReI) to investigate the folding stability and dynamics of proteins within polyacrylamide hydrogels.

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Your Gut Bacteria Could Help Predict Your Bodies Response to Junk Food
Your Gut Bacteria Could Help Predict Your Bodies Response to Junk Food
News   Jul 05, 2017

Chemical signatures from gut bacteria which show up in urine can be used to predict how the body will respond to a 'junk' diet.

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CRISPR Mechanism of Action Imaged at Near-atomic Resolution
CRISPR Mechanism of Action Imaged at Near-atomic Resolution
News   Jul 03, 2017

The findings provide the structural data necessary for efforts to improve the efficiency and accuracy of CRISPR for biomedical applications.

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