POSTS TAGGED AS University of Cambridge

Gold Nanotubes in Treating Mesothelioma

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Golden nanotubes deliver drugs to treat cancer
From University of Cambridge: “Gold nanotubes (AuNTs) represent an intriguing subset of 1D nanomaterials. [MORE]

Myc Transcription in Regenerating Damaged Heart

September 15, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Myc Transcription Factor
One of the curiosities of cancer research is why heart tissue is so much less likely to [MORE]

Cambridge University’s “Tubistor” for 3-D Cell Culturing

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tubistor Constant monitoring of cell culture
Rather than putting electrodes into cell masses to monitor their electrical signaling, University of Cambridge [MORE]

Protein-Centered Diagnostics

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flowchart of proteomics
This piece has a half-truth—i.e. that the diseases of aging, like Alzheimer’s and T2 diabetes, arise from aberrant [MORE]

More Accurate Dosing for Cancer Chemotherapy

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Physiology of Nephron
Dosing a cancer patient with carboplatin is a tricky business: too little can be ineffective; too much and [MORE]

Lab Grown Artificial Bile Ducts

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Bile Ducts
Several years ago, researchers in Wake Forest University’s Regenerative Medicine Program grew urethras for five boys and successfully [MORE]

Growing Mouse Embryos from Stem Cells

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

For the first time, researchers at the University of Cambridge have created mouse embryo from stem cells in the lab. [MORE]

Nano Motor for Internal Robots?

June 7, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Expanding Polymer-Coated Gold Nanoparticles
Physicists at the Cavendish Laboratory (University of Cambridge) have created a nano-scale “piston engine” that might, one [MORE]

Bladder Control with a Biorobot

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urinary Bladder
Patients with severe spinal cord injury, who have lost the ability to walk often lose control of their bladder [MORE]

Profiling Prostate Cancer

November 24, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab Technologist
The PSA assay for prostate cancer is notoriously inaccurate, opening the way for a better diagnostic of this major [MORE]

Testing Quality in Stored Blood

June 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood banks store blood for up to 42 days, but studies in England show that transfused blood older than [MORE]