2 Jul 2019
A study published in Journal of the American Chemical Society, synthesized artificial cells to detect histamine. When...
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14 Jun 2019
The figure, created by Ph.D. student Agneesh Barua and Prof. Alexander Mikheyev, displays the various types of snakes used to compile data for their latest study published in...
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28 May 2019
A hyperbolic lattice used by Han Yan in his most recent study. The lattice display pentagons changing their states collectively, which mimic gravitational forces.
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28 Mar 2019
The Marine Genomics Unit investigated how the unicellular organism umi-budo, or “sea grapes,” is capable of growing into such a complex shape.  
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11 Mar 2019
Usiigachi, a software developed by the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit, allows users to easily segment, track and analyze the migration of label-free cells. The tool can be used as an all-in-one solution...
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5 Feb 2019
In response to continuous optogenetic stimulation to their striatal output neurons, mice turned in one direction, as is typical of mouse models of Parkinson’s disease. When exposed to pulsed...
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5 Feb 2019
Researchers in the Brain Mechanism for Behavior Unit stimulated the brains of mice bred to model Parkinson’s disease, finding that their striatal neurons reacted differently to different patterns of...
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31 Jan 2019
With DNA topoisomerase II (topo II) intact, DNA in fission yeast cells replicates normally and is split evenly between two daughter cells (left). When under the effects of anti-cancer drug ICRF-193,...
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31 Jan 2019
Casein kinase II (CKII) phosphorylates DNA topoisomerase II (topo II), thus activating the ATPase domain of the enzyme (left). This activation cancels the effects of anti-cancer drug ICRF-193. If...
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31 Jan 2019
DNA topoisomerase II (topo II), a master regulator of DNA metabolism for cell proliferation, is a critical target for anti-cancer therapy.
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31 Jan 2019
The Quantum Dynamics Unit traps a 2-D layer of electrons in liquid helium, held inside a sealed chamber and cooled to nearly absolute zero. Inside the chamber, a metal plate and spherical mirror on...
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30 Jan 2019
A study by the G0 Cell Unit and Kyoto University researchers suggests that fasting, which puts the body in “starvation mode,” leads to fuel substitution, antioxidation, increased mitochondrial...
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