Protein

12.30.15
The prose at the end of the universe
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The prose at the end of the universe

Programming 'indestructible' bacteria to write poetry.

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11.29.15
Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases
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Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases

Scientists have shown that a new gene editing technique could erase one or more diseases.

By J. Fingas,   11.29.15
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09.29.15
Self-assembling material could produce artificial veins
09.29.15

Self-assembling material could produce artificial veins

Scientists have developed self-assembling organic material that could grow into artificial veins.

By J. Fingas,   09.29.15
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09.03.15
Just add water and this squid-inspired plastic heals itself
09.03.15

Just add water and this squid-inspired plastic heals itself

This might make you think twice next time you order calamari.

By T. Seppala,   09.03.15
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09.01.15
Protein prevents your ice cream from melting quickly
09.01.15

Protein prevents your ice cream from melting quickly

You may not have to munch on your ice cream quite so quickly in the future -- scientists have found a protein that helps resist melting.

By J. Fingas,   09.01.15
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08.25.15
Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch
08.25.15

Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch

Researchers have found that injecting a biological processor called microRNA into a tumor increases the levels of a specific protein that inhibits cellular reproduction.

By A. Tarantola,   08.25.15
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07.22.15
Scientists implant teeny, tiny lasers into human cells
07.22.15

Scientists implant teeny, tiny lasers into human cells

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have implanted microscopic lasers (a combination of glowing proteins and minuscule plastic spheres) into human cells.

By A. Tarantola,   07.22.15
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06.08.12
UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers
06.08.12

UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers

Organic circuits have been in development for awhile, but it's still rare that the organics are pr...

By J. Fingas,   06.08.12
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03.11.12
Tel Aviv University develops biodegradable transistor, literally man made
03.11.12

Tel Aviv University develops biodegradable transistor, literally man made

Blood sweat and tears go into many projects, and in this case almost literally -- although technica...

By J. Trew,   03.11.12
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