A Northwestern University research team has engineered the first near-perfect single crystal out of nanoparticles and DNA, using the same structure favored by nature. “Single crystals are the backbone of many things we rely on -- diamonds for beauty as well as industrial applications, sapphires for lasers and silicon for electronics,” said nanoscientist Chad A. Mirkin.
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have effectively targeted T lymphocytes – which play a central role in the body’s immune response – with another type of white blood cell engineered to synthesize and deliver bits of non-coding
Quantum mechanics may seem like it is outside our realm of experience. However, it is an integral part of the physics that rules our lives. Yet, it is not without its problems. There’s one very important facet of our everyday experience that is not described in a quantum framework– and that’s gravity.
Scientists are a step closer to understanding how some of the brain’s 100 billion nerve cells co-ordinate their communication. The study is published in the journal Cell Reports. The University of Bristol research team investigated some of the chemical processes that underpin how brain cells co-ordinate their communication.
Cancer has been affecting humanity for years, but each year we get closer to finding a cure. If we’re not evolving drugs to fighting the Cancer, we’re at least better understanding on how the disease operates. However, the newest findings have delivered a better understanding on how Cancer is developing in the body.