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Microscope looks into cells of living fish

Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, and the American National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a new method to visualize cell structures of an eighth of a micrometer in size in living fish larvae.

May 16th, 2012

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Detecting tumour cells individually

ETH-Zurich researchers have devised a method to detect mutations in tumour cells that are only present in a proportion of the cancer's cells. The analysis reveals that cells of individual tumours are more variable than first thought - and differ from patient to patient.

May 16th, 2012

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New 'metamaterial' practical for optical advances

Researchers have taken a step toward overcoming a key obstacle in commercializing "hyperbolic metamaterials," structures that could bring optical advances including ultrapowerful microscopes, computers and solar cells.

May 15th, 2012

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Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and Biosceptre collaborate on cancer antibody research

UniQuest, The University of Queensland's main commercialisation company, has facilitated a strategic research collaboration and antibody production agreement between Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) researchers and Biosceptre International Limited to develop a bioprocess for producing certain monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer.

May 15th, 2012

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