New technique allows “nanobiopsies” of living cells

New technique allows “nanobiopsies” of living cells

By Tim Stephens, UCSC Public Information Office Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a robotic “nanobiopsy” system that can extract tiny samples from inside a living cell without killing it. The single-cell nanobiopsy technique is a powerful tool...
STING in the world of biosensor technology

STING in the world of biosensor technology

By Nathan Boyd How could you go about finding one particular bee in a hive bustling with activity? Extending this analogy to early cancer and pathogen detection gives the sense of what is required when cell biologists search for one type of biomolecule in a crowded...