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Image: On target: When researchers introduced nanobodies they made to cells engineered to express a tagged version of a protein in skeletal fibers known as tubulin (red), the nanobodies latched on. The cells above have recently divided (Photo courtesy of Rockefeller University).

Turning Antibodies into Precisely Tuned Nanobodies

New technology has the potential to create nanobodies making them much more accessible than antibodies for all sorts of research.   More...
17 Nov 2014

Novel Device Yields Close-Up Look at Metastasis

A laboratory device has been invented that gives an unprecedented microscopic look at metastasis, the complex way that tumor cells spread through the body, causing more than 90% of cancer-related deaths.  More...
16 Nov 2014

World's First Open-Source Real-Time PCR Thermocycler Launched

Priced at a tenth the cost of traditional cyclers, the low-cost qPCR thermocycler will especially benefit lesser-funded laboratories and can facilitate diagnostics in developing countries.  More...
16 Nov 2014
Image: The SeqCap lncRNA Enrichment Kit (Photo courtesy of Roche NimbleGen).

Advanced RNA Sequencing Enrichment Tools Promise a More Comprehensive Transcriptome with Less Sequencing

Biotech and other life sciences researchers working with RNA sequencing techniques will benefit from a recently introduced target enrichment system.  More...
12 Nov 2014
Image: Local drug delivery oxygenates tumor cells to reverse hypoxia and sensitizes them to therapy (Photo courtesy of Sanovas).

Radiation Oncology Drug Platform Oxygenates Tumors Cells to Make Them More Sensitive to Therapy

A new patent has been issued for photodynamic therapy for tumors with a localized delivery technique, which offers broad protection for new systems and methods for reversing hypoxia in therapy-resistant tumors, and for delivering combination therapy to peripheral tumors, specifically lung cancer.   More...
12 Nov 2014
Image: The Clarity Reader is a core element of the JN Medsys Clarity digital PCR system (Photo courtesy of JN Medsys).

Innovative Chip-in-a-Tube Technology to Simplify Digital PCR Procedures

An advanced chip-in-a-tube, digital PCR system will soon be available for use by biotech and other life science laboratories involved in nucleic acid research.  More...
11 Nov 2014

Essential Processes of Life in the Genome Imaged

A new study has allowed researchers to glimpse into never-before-seen regions of the genome and better determine for the first time the role played by more than 250 genes key to cell growth and development.  More...
11 Nov 2014

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