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Life Science Research is a monthly journal in print publishing articles on basic, applied and translational research in any discipline of Life Sciences and provides a forum for discussion to academic and industrial researchers. The journal publishes research papers, reviews, case studies, tools and techniques and short communications.

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Volume 02 Issue 05 August 2017

Research News

August 29, 2017
Cancer detection with sugar molecules

Scientists from Würzburg have synthesized a complex sugar molecule which specifically binds to the tumor protein Galectin-1. This could help to recognize tumors at an 

August 29, 2017
ITMO Scientists Improve Lensless Computational Microscopy Technology

Scientists from ITMO University and the Tampere University of Technology have improved upon a method for computational processing of optical signals in lensless 

August 29, 2017
New microscope technique reveals internal structure of live embryos

University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to produce 3-D images of live embryos in cattle that could help determine embryo viability before in vitro fertilization

August 29, 2017
Marriage of microscopy techniques reveals 3d structure of critical protein complex

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have solved the three-dimensional structure of a complex that is essential for the correct sorting of 

August 29, 2017
Researchers develop technology to make aged cells younger

Holds Promise for Future Clinical Therapies to Slow Aging

August 21, 2017
Study reveals ways in which cells feel their surroundings

Cells push out tiny feelers to probe their physical surroundings, but how much can these tiny sensors really discover? 

August 21, 2017
Computer models provide new understanding of sickle cell disease

Computer models developed by Brown University mathematicians show new details of what happens inside a red blood cell affected by sickle cell disease. 

August 21, 2017
Molecular microscopy illuminates molecular motor motion

A toddler running sometimes loses footing because both feet come off the ground at the same time. Kinesin motors that move materials around in cells have the same 

August 21, 2017
Clemson researchers illuminate the field of microscopy with invention of nanoparticle ‘buckyswitch’

Visualizing biological cells under a microscope was just made clearer, thanks to research conducted by graduate student Yifei Jiang and principal investigator Jason McNeill 

August 21, 2017
Researchers Develop Yeast-Based Tool for Worldwide Pathogen Detection

Single-component biosensor leverages live cells for cost-effective, low-maintenance, modular tool to aid in global pathogen surveillance.

August 17, 2017
MIMETAS Develops High-Throughput Gut-on-a-chip Technology in Collaboration with Pharmaceutical Company

 MIMETAS, in collaboration with the pharmaceutical company Roche (Basel), has developed a novel organ-on-a-chip system that supports evaluation of intestinal 

August 17, 2017
Library of CRISPR targeting sequences increases power and accuracy of the gene-editing method

CRISPR, the gene-editing technology that has taken biology by storm, is now more powerful than ever. Scientists have assembled a library of RNA sequences that can be

August 17, 2017
Penn Researchers Engineer Macrophages to Engulf Cancer Cells in Solid Tumors

One reason cancer is so difficult to treat is that it avoids detection by the body. Agents of the immune system are constantly checking the surfaces of cells for chemical 

August 17, 2017
Scientists regenerate retinal cells in mice

Vision researchers have now regenerated functioning retinal cells in the eyes of adult mammals

August 17, 2017
Material from shellfish delivers a boost to bioassays and medical tests

Scientists at the University of Washington have discovered a simple way to raise the accuracy of diagnostic tests for medicine and common assays for laboratory research. 

August 10, 2017
New technology to manipulate cells could one day help treat Parkinson's, arthritis, other diseases

A groundbreaking advancement in materials from Northwestern University could potentially help patients requiring stem cell therapies for spinal cord injuries, stroke, 

August 10, 2017
New Algorithms Extract 3-D biological structure from limited data

CAMERA researchers capitalize on their Multi-Tiered Iterative Phasing approach to determine molecular structure of proteins and viruses from X-ray free electron laser data

August 10, 2017
DNA folding, cellular packing with supercomputer simulations

A biological mystery lies at the center of each of our cells, namely: how one meter of DNA can be wadded up into the space of a micron (

August 10, 2017
Researchers discover how CRISPR proteins find their target

UC Berkeley researchers have discovered how Cas1-Cas2, the proteins responsible for the ability of the CRISPR immune system in bacteria to adapt to new viral 

August 10, 2017
Microscopy technique could enable more informative biopsies

Expanding tissue samples before imaging offers detailed information about disease.

August 02, 2017
Snip, snip, cure: correcting defects in the genetic blueprint

Dr James Thaventhiran points to a diagram of a 14-year-old boy’s family tree. Some of the symbols are shaded black.

August 02, 2017
Scientists develop method for real-time glutathione measuring

Glutathione is the most abundant natural antioxidant in cells. It protects them from damage and regulates a number of important functions, including cell proliferation and 

August 02, 2017
Feedback from 1000s of designs could transform protein engineering

The stage is set for a new era of data-driven protein molecular engineering as advances in DNA synthesis technology merge with improvements in computational design of 

August 02, 2017
Anti-CRISPR proteins decrease off-target side effects of CRISPR-Cas9

Research now shows that the countermeasure viruses came up with — inhibitory proteins referred to as anti-CRISPRs — can be used to improve CRISPR-Cas9 as a 

August 02, 2017
RNA Molecules Live Short Lives

A research group at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has developed a new method to measure the half-life of RNA molecules. The study revealed that commonly used 

July 28, 2017
Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry

Adding the equivalent of a miniature tornado to the interface between electrospray ionization (ESI) and a mass spectrometer (MS) has allowed researchers to improve the 

July 28, 2017
Stanford scientists create a cellular guillotine for studying single-cell wound repair

While doing research at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts, Sindy Tang learned of a remarkable organism: Stentor coeruleus. It’s a single-

July 28, 2017
New CRISPR technology takes cells to the movies

Researchers use expensive machinery to develop ways to harness DNA as a synthetic raw material to store large amounts of digital information outside of living cells.

July 28, 2017
Artificial bile ducts grown in lab and transplanted into mice could help treat liver disease in children

Cambridge scientists have developed a new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts that could in future be used to help treat liver disease in children, 

July 28, 2017
UNIST Researchers Find New Way to Tackle Cancer Cells

In-situ assembly of amphiphilic peptides with accompanying cellular functions inside a living cell (i.e., intracellular assembly) and their interaction with cellular components