A trend in modern scientific research over the past decade is using smaller & smaller methods of studying targets, like molecules. Independent, smaller devices, and less expensive methods allow more access for researchers across the board, regardless of their space and budget. One such analytical method is the creation of artificial nanopore sensors for research using nanopore electrochemistry. Capturing reactions...
What usually comes to mind when we think about DNA is this thin strand of molecules with which the granite framework of life is clothed, but it is the main event to us. The story of DNA naturally appeals to the imagination; decades of research crack open an ages old code giving us the ability to regulate genetic disorders and destabilize tumor cells is a rare opportunity, to say the least. What has added to the level of wonder are new insights that are revealing, for the first time, exactly how drug resistance develops in targeted therapies, the signaling pathways involved in gene regulation, and other fundamental insights that shed light into the pathogenesis of cancer.