Berkeley, CA (Scicasts) — Imagine thousands of copies of a single protein organizing into a coat of chainmail armour that protects the wearer from harsh and ever-changing environmental conditions.
Corvallis, OR (Scicasts) — Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively insert compounds into cancer cells - a system that will help surgeons identify malignant tissues and then, in combination with phototherapy, kill any remaining cancer cells after a tumour is removed.
Columbus, OH (Scicasts) — If the new nano-machines built at The Ohio State University look familiar, it's because they were designed with full-size mechanical parts such as hinges and pistons in mind.
Boston, MA (Scicasts) — DNA has garnered attention for its potential as a programmable material platform that could spawn entire new and revolutionary nanodevices in computer science, microscopy, biology, and more.
Houston, TX (Scicasts) — University of Houston researchers have devised a new method for extracting molecules from live cells without disrupting cell development, work that could provide new avenues for the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases.