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The world's smallest stent

Researchers have developed a new method for producing malleable microstructures - for instance, vascular stents that are 40 times smaller than previously possible. In the future, such stents could be used to help to widen life-threatening constrictions of the urinary tract in foetuses in the womb.

Aug 8th, 2019

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Gold glue really does bond nanocages, 'contradicting' logic

Researchers confirmed the existence of 'gold glue': bonds involving gold atoms, capable of permanently bonding protein rings. Skilfully used by an international team of scientists, the bonds have made it possible to construct molecular nanocages with a structure so far unparalleled in nature or even in mathematics.

Aug 7th, 2019

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