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Recording device for cell history

Researchers are using the CRISPR-Cas system to develop a novel recording mechanism: the snippets of DNA it produces can provide information about certain cellular processes. In future, this cellular memory might even be used in diagnostics.

Oct 3rd, 2018

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Study lays foundations for future medicine design

A new study shows that enzyme activity depends on electrostatic properties, as opposed to mechanical ones. This opens up new possibilities for the use of the enzymes in fields such as biomedicine for designing new medicines, or in biotechnology for the development of artificial enzymes for industrial processes that are more environmentally friendly.

Sep 11th, 2018

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