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Using Ion Beams to Improve Brain Microscopy

Improving the way scientists can see the microscopic structures of the brain can improve our understanding of a host of brain diseases, like Alzheimer’s or multiple sclerosis. Studying these diseases is challenging and has been limited by accuracy...
5-Feb-2024 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Method Could Detect Early Ovarian Cancer from Urine Samples

Ovarian cancer is hard to diagnose in its early stages because it has vague symptoms, such as constipation, bloating, and back pain.
5-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Why Ventilators can be Tough on Preemie Lungs

Many premature infants need mechanical ventilation to breathe. However, prolonged ventilation can lead to problems like respiratory diseases or ventilation-induced injury.Jonas Naumann and Mareike Zink study the physics of mechanical stress from...
5-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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3D Ice Printing can Create Artificial Blood Vessels in Engineered Tissue

Over 100,000 individuals in the United States are currently in need of organ transplants. The demand for organs, such as hearts, kidneys, and livers, far exceeds the available supply and people sometimes wait years to receive a donated organ.
5-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How Ancient Sea Creatures can Inform Soft Robotics

Soft robotics is the study of creating robots from soft materials, which has the advantage of flexibility and safety in human interactions. These robots are well-suited for applications ranging from medical devices to enhancing efficiency in various...
5-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Faster Monkeypox (mpox) Testing Through CRISPR

Mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, is a rare viral disease that is spread through physical contact between people.
5-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Biophysical Journal Names Erdic Sezgin the 2023 Paper of the Year-Early Career Investigator Awardee

ROCKVILLE, MD – Erdic Sezgin, of Karolinska Institutet, Sweden will be honored as the recipient of the Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year-Early Career Investigator Award at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, held February 10-14...
9-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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BPS Celebrates Max Planck-Humboldt Medal Awardee Kandice Tanner

ROCKVILLE, MD – The Biophysical Society is honored to celebrate Kandice Tanner, a physicist and Senior Investigator at the Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland....
29-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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