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A fingerprint for genes

Scientists applied a new strategy to identify and characterize genes involved in endocytosis. For that a combination of high-resolution microscopy and quantitative image analysis enabled the scientists to investigate the effects of a large number of genes.

Posted: Mar 5th, 2010

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Neues Verfahren zur Herstellung photonischer Kristalle

Wissenschaftler lassen Licht selbst die kristallinen Strukturen bilden, in denen das Licht dann effektiv geleitet und gespeichert werden kann. Diese Technik koennte zum Beispiel zur Herstellung hocheffizienter Flachbildschirme eingesetzt werden.

Posted: Mar 5th, 2010

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The geometry of randomness

Geometric factors can have a strong influence on the seemingly random walk of objects across pores in a thin membrane

Posted: Mar 5th, 2010

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Fraunhofer opens development laboratory for future biotechnology production

Automation is becoming increasingly important in the field of biotechnology, and the only mean of simultaneously testing thousands of substances on cells, or of creating artificial skin models at competitive prices. The location of Stuttgart Vaihingen, home to the Biopolis testing laboratory, which was officially opened on 9 February at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA), is playing a part in these developments.

Posted: Mar 5th, 2010

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Sizing up nanotechnology: How nanoparticles may affect skin care products

Speaking today at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), dermatologist Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD, FAAD, clinical assistant professor in the department of dermatology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, presented an overview of nanotechnology and how nanoparticles may eventually be used in cosmetic products.

Posted: Mar 4th, 2010

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Light sculpts three-dimensional crystals in nonlinear optical materials

Scientists from the University of Muenster and the Indian Institute of Technology have experimentally demonstrated for the first time the creation of 3D photonic crystals and quasicrystals with a plethora of geometries and forms purely by the action of light in a nonlinear optical material, which allows reconfigurable as well as scalable crystal and quasicrystal formation.

Posted: Mar 4th, 2010

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