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Energy jumps back and forth between molecules during transfers

The process of photosynthesis, through which plants convert sunlight into chemical energy, involves a carefully choreographed transfer of energy from molecule to molecule. Exactly how the energy is moved is not fully understood, as it is extremely difficult to observe these transfers, which take place extremely rapidly and on a very small scale.

Posted: Oct 7th, 2016

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How gecko feet got sticky

A study offers evidence that small morphological changes can lead to large changes in function. The gecko adhesive apparatus, one of the most spectacular innovations displayed by vertebrates, has been intensively studied for the last 16 years and is of considerable interest to nanotechnologists and biomimeticists.

Posted: Oct 7th, 2016

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Cellular thermometer

A technique that uses fluorescent dyes to measure the temperature inside living cells is helping to reveal the mechanism by which living organisms generate heat.

Posted: Oct 7th, 2016

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