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In vivo observation of a photoprotection mechanism in plants

If plants need light to perform the photosynthesis essential to their survival, how do they protect themselves against too much light? A joint CEA-CNRS research team at the Saclay Institute of Biology and Technology is currently exploring this question, in collaboration with several other teams at universities in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2007

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Cancer study shows power of interdisciplinary approach

A UCLA cancer study reported in this month's Nature Nanotechnology validates earlier work by MIT engineers, and is emblematic of an explosion in research at the intersections of engineering, the life sciences and medicine, according to MIT Dean of Engineering Subra Suresh.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2007

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