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DNA come biomateriale

2021-07-02T16:22:46+02:001 July 2021|Categories: Medicine and Research|Tags: , , , |

Our genetic instructions are invaluable: DNA not only determines who we are, but it can also be used in medicine for gene therapy. It's not all: looking at it from a structural and physical point of view, a team of biotechnologists and materials physicists has developed the so-called "DNA hydrogels", dei polimeri la cui struttura è fatta di acidi nucleici e al cui interno troviamo dell’acqua. These can be used in various biomedical applications: in the formulation of drugs, in gene therapy and cell therapy approaches. DNA as a biomaterial shows qualities such as biocompatibility and biodegradability, that [...]

The Brea tar breasts: Mammoths and saber-toothed tigers

2021-07-14T17:21:39+02:001 July 2021|Categories: Curiosity|Tags: , , , , |

Nowadays there is nothing but talk of climate problems and the damage that oil derivatives inflict, for various reasons, to the entire ecosystem. But there is a place in America where black gold has claimed victims for thousands of years, well before we men began to put our own; this place is called "La Brea" and is located in a quiet suburb of Los Angeles, in California. The “La Brea” tar pits are in fact a natural trap made up of an accumulation of oil, which forms deep pools from a few tens of centimeters to a few meters: ma [...]

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