Fantastic journey

John McGhee and Maria Kavallaris. Photo: Quentin Jones Fantastic journey Lucy Carroll Groups of scientists are now able to ‘walk’ through cancer cells, thanks to ground-breaking multi-user virtual reality. The world of virtual reality and the science of the body ...

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Tiny Brain Tumors

Tiny Brain Tumors This green mass is a tiny human brain tumor growing inside a slice of rat brain cells. Duke Neurobiologist Donald Lo and UNC cancer researcher Albert Baldwin developed these lab-bred tumors to study the most common, deadly ...

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Dynamic Chemistry for biomolecular

Dynamic Chemistry for Biomolecular Project Description Molecular recognition plays a fundamental role in nearly all chemical and biological processes. The objective of this research project is to develop new methodology for studying and utilizing the noncovalent recognition between two molecular ...

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Superfoods Through the Decades

Superfoods Through the Decades Four Decades of America’s Most Popular Health Foods Throughout history, there’s always been a new superfood making headlines. From frozen yogurt to the nation’s current kale frenzy, the diverse range of what we used to consider ...

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Revising the genome

Image: Illustrations by Ryan Peltier Revising the genome CRISPR lets scientists edit our genetic source code. This is going to be interesting. Greg Rienzi Molecular biologist Geraldine Seydoux tinkers with worm DNA like a home stager preps a living room. ...

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