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Virginia Tech patents advance microprocessors, vaccines, vision, vibration control, more
...luid inside the eye and using a magnetized scleral buckle
to pull the fluid to a specific site and close the hole in the retina. The patent is shared by VTIP and Dailey and licensed to NanoMedics. Phillips, a 1998 Ph.D. graduate in chemistry, is now with Luna Innovations of Blacksburg, Va. The patent, "Seaw...
Tiny tweezers and yeast help St. Jude show how cancer drug works
...ension in the DNA ahead of the fork, causing it to buckle
into supercoils. To allow the replication fork to keep unraveling the double-stranded DNA, the cell uses the topoisomerase I enzyme, which makes a temporary nick in the backbone of one of the two strands of super-coiled DNA. This allows the DNA st...