POSTS TAGGED AS cell biology

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging

October 4, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aging research isn’t longevity
“Since it opened in 1999, researchers at the institute have produced a variety of discoveries, perhaps the [MORE]

Salt, Immunity and Inflammation

July 6, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Salt inhibits immune response of mitochondria
A collaboration of German scientists has found that “excessive salt levels can dampen mitochondrial activities [MORE]

Computational Modeling of Cell Fate

May 18, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

IRENE computer designed tool for modeling cell fate
“ . . .  we [Wyss Institute scientists] introduce a computer-guided design tool [MORE]

How to Weigh a Single Cell

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell Weighing Microscope
“We established that the weight of living cells fluctuates continuously by about one to four percent as they [MORE]

Growing Cells on Mirrors for Advanced Microscopy

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MDT Microscope Mirror
Research collaborators at Georgia Tech, Peking University and the University of Technology Sydney have developed a new way [MORE]

DNA Methylation and RNA Transcription Revealed

February 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Methylation
With a new sequencing and informatics approach called “scM&T-seq” British and Belgian biologists have shown that it’s possible to [MORE]

“Virtual Nanoscopy”

November 6, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

In electron microscopy, sharpness of an image, and depth of field vary inversely, just as with an SLR camera [MORE]

Lipid Biosensor for Protein-Protein Interactions

December 6, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

W. Cho, PhD
It’s no small trick to quantify lipid-membrane concentrations in living cells, but University of Illinois chemist Wonhwa [MORE]

New Insight into Breast Cancer Biology

October 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia have found that breast cancer cells secrete hydrogen peroxide, thereby creating oxidative stress [MORE]

Automated Image Analysis

December 8, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using specialized software that works somewhat like laser capture microdissection, Cambridge Research and Instrumentation (Woburn, MA) has an automated [MORE]

Seeing Drugs in Living Cells

January 13, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

A Harvard research group has used a highly sensitive microscope, employing Simulated Raman Scatering (which can detect vibrations in the [MORE]

Clinical Trial Participation

December 9, 2008 | | Posted in Newsletter

With a noticeable shift from small molecules to biologicals, it’s no surprise that The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that biopharma [MORE]