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  • Speed reading from storage

    Speed reading from storage

    Deoxyribonucleic acid, the molecular code found in the nuclei of living cells, is the most compact and hardy data storage system we have encountered. The nucleus of microscopic cells contains a giant molecule, billions of units long and compactly folded, with the code for all the proteins that the cells of an organism would produce, …

    February 20, 2018
  • Towards an ‘economic ice age’

    Towards an ‘economic ice age’

    Adam Smith, the 18th century father of modern economics, said that the very motivation of the participants in a market — to seek their own gain — itself impels them to action that leads to better distribution of goods and prices for the consumer. At a more mechanical level, the molecules of a gas, which …

    April 25, 2017
  • New molecule fight superbugs

    New molecule fight superbugs

    Scientists have developed a molecule that can inhibit the gene expression – believed to have originated in India – that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Scientists, including those from the Oregon State University in the US showed that the molecule's ability to inhibit expression of an enzyme that makes bacteria resistant to a wide range …

    January 22, 2017
  • New molecule fight superbugs

    New molecule fight superbugs

    Scientists have developed a molecule that can inhibit the gene expression – believed to have originated in India – that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Scientists, including those from the Oregon State University in the US showed that the molecule's ability to inhibit expression of an enzyme that makes bacteria resistant to a wide range …

    January 22, 2017
  • Chinese scientists discover molecule to repair organs

    Chinese scientists discover molecule to repair organs

    Chinese scientists have discovered a small molecule that can regenerate tissue, which in the future could potentially eliminate transplants of some organs. The research was led by professor Zhou Dawang and Deng Xianming of the School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, and professor Yun Caihong of Peking University, Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. The …

    August 20, 2016