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Researchers control cell adhesion using light

In order to get a little closer towards unravelling the mystery of cell adhesion, chemists developed a model system where they are able to control when and where cells adhere to in an extremely precise way.

Posted: Jan 13th, 2016

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Shiny fish skin inspires nanoscale light reflectors

A nature-inspired method to model the reflection of light from the skin of silvery fish and other organisms may be possible. Such a technique may be applicable to developing better broadband reflectors and custom multi-spectral filters for a wide variety of applications.

Posted: Jan 13th, 2016

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Uncovering oxygen's role in enhancing red LEDs

An international group of researchers shed light on oxygen's role in enhancing red LEDs and reported that the quantity and location of oxygen in gallium nitride (GaN) can be fine-tuned to improve the optical performance of europium-doped GaN devices.

Posted: Jan 12th, 2016

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