Scientists use artificial, cell-like ‘honey pots’ to lure, trap deadly viruses

March 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have found a novel way to trap a class of deadly human viruses - they have artificial "protocells" that can lure, entrap and inactivate them.The technique could ... Read more...

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Scientists develop synthetic cell that also acts as tiny battery

October 24th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Scientists have developed a highly simplified synthetic model cell that not only sheds light on the way certain real cells generate electric voltages, but also acts as a ... Read more...

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New membrane model may help study the beginning of Alzheimers

July 24th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and three other institutions have developed a new model of the membrane surrounding neurons in the brain, ... Read more...

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