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Engineers improve plastic's potential for use in implants by linking it to biological material

...itively charged surface of the polypyrrole the way magnets of opposite charges cling together. Yet other peptides containing aspartic acid didn't attach to polypyrrole, leading the researchers to speculate that something contributed by the other amino acids in T59 influenced its 3-dimensional shape in a way ...

Superconducting magnet attracts molecular research

...es. Since 2001, the NIH has funded only three such magnets nationwide, said professor of chemistry Tom Pochapsky, who spearheaded a group effort to bring the magnet to Brandeis. "It's a testament to Brandeis' strength in this area that the magnet is located on our campus and under our stewardship," noted Po...

Researchers find that bumblebees' flower choice matters

... percent of the seeds are self-pollinated." Bee magnets Flanagan has taken the research of Karron a step further by testing whether the inclusion of purple loosestrife, an invasive weed that chokes wetlands, will affect the seed production of monkey flower. She has set out the garden in a grid of nu...

Magnetic system could be key to surgery without scars

...ition of Annals of Surgery . The idea of using magnets to manipulate the instruments in the abdominal cav...watched a television show featuring teens who used magnets to hold studs on their lips to avoid getting their lips pierced. “Once you think about, it’s an o...

Study to explore using magnets to correct 'sunken chest'

...g study to determine whether a new procedure using magnets can correct sunken chest, the most common congenit...ll. The procedure marks one of the first times magnets have been embedded inside the body to treat a health condition, according to Michael Harrison, MD, p...

Using nanomagnets to enhance medical imaging

Nanoscale magnets in the form of iron-containing molecules might be ... in the literature by showing that iron-containing magnets just two nanometers wide, dissolved in water, do provide reasonable contrast in non-clinical MRI ima...

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