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Tiny Biomolecular Tweezers Facilitate Study of Mechanical Force Effects on Cells and Proteins

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
A new type of biomolecular tweezers could help researchers study how mechanical forces affect the biochemical activity of cells and proteins. The devices - too small to see without a micro-scope - use...
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Enhancing the Immune Response through Next Generation Polymeric Vaccine Adjuvants

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The great success of vaccines over the past two centuries as a preventive medicine has led to a significant reduction in morbidity and death caused by controllable infectious diseases. The effectivene...
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Structural Insights into the Inner Workings of a Viral Nanomachine

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) are using new nanoscale imaging approaches to shed light on the dynamic activities of rotaviruses, important pathogens that cause l...
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2D transfers made easy

Nanotechweb - April 7, 2014 - 3:46am
New all-dry viscoelastic stamping technique does not require any wet chemistry steps at all
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First annual science week highlights STEM pipeline and partnerships: UB, SUNY Buffalo State and ECC team up with the City of Buffalo and its schools for April 7-11 events

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2014 - 7:45am
The University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State and Erie Community College are teaming up with the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Public Schools, per a resolution brought forth by Buffalo Board of Educ...
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Fighting cancer with lasers and nanoballoons that pop

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemotherapeutic drugs excel at fighting cancer, but they're not so efficient at getting where they need to go.
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