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Methods & Techniques

Biology laboratory techniques include articles that describe different methods or procedures applied in biological research.


Methods & Techniques Articles

New DNA 'Fingerprinting' Technique Separates Hemp From Marijuana
Using new DNA "fingerprinting" techniques, researchers have become the first to unequivocally separate hemp plants from marijuana plants with genetic markers.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: 3.50

Multidimensional Technique Enhances Vibrational Spectroscopy
The new spectroscopic technique allows researchers to investigate vibrational energy redistribution in molecules with unprecedented detail.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Scientists Devise Way To Measure RNA Synthesis On The Fly In A Live Cell
A team of scientists has developed a non-invasive laboratory technique that allows them to instantly map when genes are switching off and on in a living bacterium as it becomes exposed to antibiotics and other changes in its environment.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Faster Method To Create Antibodies For Disease Research
Faster method to create antibodies for disease research British scientists are pioneering a new technique to produce large numbers ofantibodies quickly and reliably to help the study of dangerous bacteria.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Research Accelerates Discovery Of Novel Gene Function
Researchers have developed a new technique for rapidly identifying the functions of genes.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: 1.00

Researchers Go Fishing, Pull Out Antigens
The method extends a widely used technique, called library display, to more complex proteins. It could have broad applications in biological and medical research.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Gene-Finding Method May Speed Search For Disease-Causing Mutant Forms
A new research tool -- developed at the University of Southern California by a collaboration between mathematicians and laboratory molecular biologists --promises to speed dramatically the hunt for disease-causing genes.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

'Crystal Engineering' Helps Scientists Solve 3-D Protein Structures
A new technique for engineering protein crystals is helping scientists figure out the three-dimensional structures of some important biological molecules, including a key plague protein whose structure has eluded researchers until now.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: 1.00

New NIST Imaging Tool Has X-Ray Eyes
Using a novel instrument, the NIST team can clearly glimpse minute voids, tiny cracks and other sometimes indiscernible microstructural details over a three-dimensional expanse in a wide range of materials, including metals, ceramics and biological specim

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

New Microscopy Method Reveals Molecular Map Of Biological Surfaces
Using modern microscopy tools, scientists have been able to look at the molecules and molecular structures on viruses, cell walls and other biological surfaces, but they haven't had any way of knowing what those molecules actually are.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: 2.00

Rensselaer Researchers Seeing Farther And Faster With Terahertz (THz) Imaging
A team of researchers are the first to image biological tissue using single pulses of terahertz (THz or T-ray) radiation.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Research To Combat Biological Warfare
A new technique for rapid, on-the-spot detection of dangerous biological substances could give a major boost to anti-terrorist operations worldwide.

Date: 16 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Improved method of plasma 8-Isoprostane measurement and association analyses with habitual drinking and smoking
The investigators proved that their method was a simple and accurate tool for measuring plasma 8-isoprostane.

Date: 2 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated, 8 pages