This is a final repeat of the basic SmartFlare experiment. HeLa cells are loaded with the three variants of SmartFlares and imaged 18h later. 104 more words
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This is the title of a Outlook piece in the March 29th edition of the Washington Post. by Fareed Zakaria. His article excoriates our obsession with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and argues that it will make it harder for America to innovate. 526 more words
Being an ecologist is all about the trade-off between effort, and time and money. Given infinite amounts of both, we would undoubtedly sample the heck out of nature. 2,010 more words
The SmartFlare that we have chosen for this project is specific to vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) mRNA.
VEGF was selected as the target because it’s transcript becomes increased in a cell as part of a characterized response to hypoxia with the aid of hypoxia inducible factor-1 (HIF-1). 163 more words