Researchers at Columbia University have made a significant step toward visualizing small biomolecules inside living biological systems with minimum disturbance, a longstanding goal in the scientific community. In a study published March 2 in Nature Methods, assistant professor of chemistry Wei Min’s research team has developed a general method to image a broad spectrum of […]
The side effects of ingesting too much caffeine — restlessness, increased heart rate, having trouble sleeping — are well-known, but recent research has shown that the stimulant also has a good side. It can kill cancer cells. Now, researchers report that combining a caffeine-based compound with a small amount of gold could someday be used […]
Stars, diamonds, circles. Rather than your average bowl of Lucky Charms, these are three-dimensional cell cultures generated by an exciting new digital microfluidics platform.