NIST publishes a beginner’s guide to DNA origami

Collage shows some of the techniques and designs employed in DNA origami. Credit: K. Dill/NIST In a technique known as DNA origami, researchers fold long strands of DNA over and over again to construct a variety of tiny 3-D structures, including miniature biosensors and drug-delivery containers. Pioneered at the California Institute of Technology in 2006, […]

NIST publishes a beginner’s guide to DNA origami

IMAGE: Collage shows some of the techniques and designs employed in DNA origami. view more  Credit: K. Dill/NIST In a technique known as DNA origami, researchers fold long strands of DNA over and over again to construct a variety of tiny 3D structures, including miniature biosensors and drug-delivery containers. Pioneered at the California Institute of Technology […]

Peer-reviewed report on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine publishes

IMAGE: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the HHS/NIH COVID-19 Vaccine Kick-Off event at NIH on 12/22/20…. view more  Credit: NIH WHAT: The investigational vaccine known as mRNA-1273 was 94.1% efficacious in preventing symptomatic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to preliminary results from […]

Deep Longevity publishes an epigenetic aging clock of unprecedented accuracy

IMAGE: Aging is accompanied by specific patterns of epigenetic marks that attach to DNA and can be studied to understand subcellular aging mechanisms view more  Credit: Fedor Galkin 8 December 2020 — Deep Longevity, a Hong-Kong based longevity startup, has published their research on the epigenetics of aging in the Aging and Disease journal. The article […]