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Using Mitochondrial DNA as a Cancer Biomarker
Release Date: 10/30/2002

The ghostly image above shows a subdividing cell treated with a fluorescent stain that is selectively absorbed by mitochondria. As part of a … more

NIST Issues Guidelines to Protect First Responders Exposed To Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear Agents
Release Date: 09/19/2002

A new report issued today by the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is the first comprehensive set of … more

How Cold! New Partnership to Use Chilled Neutrons To Solve Cell Membrane Puzzles
Release Date: 02/19/2002

Cell membrane researchers are eagerly bracing for a long-awaited cold wave. A new partnership involving the National Institute of Standards and … more

Cold Neutrons for Biology and Technology
Release Date: 02/19/2002

What’s so hot about “cold” neutrons? Packaged with protons in the atomic nucleus, neutrons are non-destructive, highly penetrating probes, … more

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