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Super-silenced DNA hints at new ways to reprogram cells

09-Jan-2018

Newly described stretches of super-silenced DNA reveal a fresh approach to reprogram cell identity to use in regenerative medicine studies and one day in the clinic, according to a study by investigators from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. "In the past, most ...

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Spaghetti-like, DNA 'noodle origami' the new shape of things to come for nanotechnology

18-Dec-2017

For the past few decades, scientists have been inspired by the blueprint of life, DNA, as the shape of things to come for nanotechnology. This burgeoning field is called DNA origami. Scientist borrowed its moniker from the paper artists who conjure up birds, flowers and planes from imaginatively ...

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DNA origami surpasses important thresholds

11-Dec-2017

It is the double strands of our genes that make them so strong. Using a technique known as DNA origami, biophysicist Hendrik Dietz has been building nanometer-scale objects for several years at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Now Dietz and his team have not only broken out of the ...

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Making mosquitoes self-destruct

16-Nov-2017

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed transgenic mosquitoes that stably express the Cas9 enzyme in their germline. The addition of Cas9 will enable the use of the CRISPR gene editing tool to make efficient, targeted changes to the mosquitoes' DNA. As proof of ...

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Mimicking biological process, hydrogel signals and releases proteins

27-Oct-2017

An artificial system using a DNA-laced hydrogel can receive a chemical signal and release the appropriate protein, according to Penn State researchers. Further stimulation by the chemical signal continues to trigger a response. A hydrogel is a network of polymer chains that attract water and can ...

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Kit will identify genetic variations without need for lab analysis

19-Sep-2017

Scheme Lab, a biotech startup incubated at the Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology (CIETEC), in São Paulo, Brazil, is developing genetic tests that can be used anywhere - in factories, on farms, or even at home - without the need for analysis by specialized laboratories. These ...

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Designer proteins fold DNA

Biophysicists construct complex hybrid structures using DNA and proteins

28-Mar-2017

Florian Praetorius and Prof. Hendrik Dietz of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a new method that can be used to construct custom hybrid structures using DNA and proteins. The method opens new opportunities for fundamental research in cell biology and for applications in ...

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Improving DNA-Detecting Transistors

Graphene-based transistors could soon help diagnose genetic diseases

28-Feb-2017

Researchers in India and Japan have developed an improved method for using graphene-based transistors to detect disease-causing genes.Graphene field-effect transistors (GFETs) can detect harmful genes through DNA hybridization, which occurs when a 'probe DNA' combines, or hybridizes, with its ...

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'Mysterious' non-protein-coding RNAs play important roles in gene expression

16-Jan-2017

In cells, DNA is transcribed into RNAs that provide the molecular recipe for cells to make proteins. Most of the genome is transcribed into RNA, but only a small proportion of RNAs are actually from the protein-coding regions of the genome. "Why are the non-coding regions transcribed at all? ...

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Computers Made of Genetic Material?

Researchers conduct electricity using DNA-based nanowires

10-Nov-2016

Tinier than the AIDS virus – that is currently the circumference of the smallest transistors. The industry has shrunk the central elements of their computer chips to fourteen nanometers in the last sixty years. Conventional methods, however, are hitting physical boundaries. Researchers around the ...

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