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Bacteria mix it up at the microscopic level

In studies of the motion of tiny swimming bacteria, scientists found that the microscopic organisms can stir fluids remarkably quickly and effectively. As a result, the bacterial flagella could act like tiny motors to mix chemicals in biomedical kits, among other applications.

Posted: Nov 4th, 2009

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Tiny injector to speed development of new, safer, cheaper drugs

Engineering researchers at McMaster University have fabricated a palm-sized, automated, micro-injector that can insert proteins, DNA and other biomolecules into individual cells at volumes exponentially higher than current procedures, and at a fraction of the cost.

Posted: Nov 4th, 2009

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Scientists solve timing problem in molecular modeling

A theoretical physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a method for calculating the motions and forces of thousands of atoms simultaneously over a wider range of time scales than previously possible.

Posted: Nov 3rd, 2009

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