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How do cancer cells avoid complete genetic meltdown?

Scientists from Beijing and Taipei have recently examined HeLa cells to get an insight on cancer vulnerability from a mutational perspective.

Life Scientist 16 January, 2019

Powerful microscope captures 'haystack' nanoscaffold

Researchers have directly visualised, at the molecular level, a structure that is triggered in response to a cellular signal, expanding our understanding of how cells move.

Analytical instrumentation 15 January, 2019

Solving the genetics puzzle

Growing up in Germany, Melanie Bahlo used to record which birds came and visited her bird feeder in the depths of winter. She was around eight years old at the time and...

Life Scientist 07 January, 2019

Need reliable DNA?

In a study conducted by GE Healthcare, researchers examined the yield and quality of DNA from blood samples applied to Whatman FTA cards, using five common methods of DNA...


Eavesdropping viruses re-engineered to attack diseases

Researchers have identified a virus — VP882 — that can listen in on bacterial conversations and can be re-engineered to attack diseases.

Research & development 21 December, 2018

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Powerful microscope captures 'haystack' nanoscaffold

Powerful microscope captures 'haystack' nanoscaffold

Researchers have directly visualised, at the molecular level, a structure that is triggered in response to a cellular signal, expanding our...

Article 15 January, 2019
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Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Russell Urquhart looks at how the European Standard EN 14470-1 compares to those governing storage cabinets in Australia and how Australian...

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Better blood analysis with lab-on-a-chip devices

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