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November 4, 2014

Cross-chiral Ribozyme May Hold Clues To Origin Of Life

Biocatalysts: RNA enzyme assembles RNA chains of opposite handedness

November 3, 2014

Building A Safer Button Battery

Materials: Pressure-sensitive coating stops current flowing from button batteries when outside of devices

November 3, 2014

Chip Scales Up Studies Of Cancer Cell Metastasis

Bioanalytics: A high-throughput automated assay mimics cancer cell invasion in three dimensions

November 3, 2014

Particulates From Coal Mining Community Trigger Signs Of Cancer In Lung Cells

Environmental Health: Human lung cells exposed to particulates from homes near mountaintop removal mining sites show cancerlike properties and promote tumors in mice

November 3, 2014

Long-Range Charge Transport In DNA

Method measures charge transport in individual G-quadruplex molecules over distances longer than 100 nm

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