Folding @ Home

Folding@Home is a goal to understand protien folding, misfolding and related diseases What is protein folding and how is folding linked to disease? Proteins are biology’s workhorses — its nanomachines. Before proteins can carry out these important functions, they assemble themselves, or “fold.” The process of protein folding, while critical and fundamental to virtually all… Continue reading Folding @ Home

Nashville Meeting

Went to discuss websites and standards with some friends in Nashville Tennessee, hope I spelled that right, anyways we decided to go in style the whole weekend while in town so me and the girls got together and pitched in for a limo for the whole weekend instead of each of us renting cars and… Continue reading Nashville Meeting

Nano Bullets for Ovarian Cancer

Nano Bullets for Ovarian Cancer A nano-sized drug capsule designed to seek-and-destroy malignant cells shows signs of being able to significantly shrink ovarian cancer tumors. The researchers behind the novel drug, Mansoor Amiji at Northeastern University and MIT’s Robert Langer, say the secret is in the packaging: a pH-sensitive nanoparticle that encapsulates the therapeutics, delivering… Continue reading Nano Bullets for Ovarian Cancer