JDRF funds development of an insulin-producing implant to regulate blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes patients.
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A team has demonstrated that their bioinformatics approach, PlasmidHawk, can analyse DNA sequences to identify the source of engineered plasmids.
The transparent millifluidic perfusion cassettes (mPCs) developed by researchers should allow for better evaluations of the interactions between the cells and invading pathogens.
Researchers have used heat to develop a new way to bioengineer cells that grow a certain way and bioprint 3D tissues.
A pioneering team of scientists from Rice University has discovered that a particular combination of chemotherapeutics, including mitocans that target mitochondria, form a powerful treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia patients.
A study has revealed that the mitoNEET protein controls a metabolic and functional gateway on mitochondria, which could provide a drug target for cancer.
By chipping away at a viral protein, Rice University scientists have discovered a path toward virus-like, nanoscale devices that may be able to deliver drugs to cells.
Researchers use light-sensitive molecules to track proteins critical to cell signalling...
11 March 2016 | By Victoria White
Trioxacarcins disrupt the replication of cancer cells by binding and chemically modifying their genetic material...
26 January 2016 | By Victoria White
Researchers say the fabrication technique could slash 90% of the cost of mass-producing metastatic microtumours and therapeutic microtissues for screening and research...
21 October 2015 | By Victoria White
The research team have changed how the genome is folded inside the nucleus. The advance may lead to new methods of understanding and overcoming genetic diseases...