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Riding herd on photons

A new metamaterial prevents electromagnetic waves from reflecting backward, pointing the way toward computer chips that move data with light.

Posted: Aug 4th, 2012

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Researchers track nanoparticle dynamics in three dimensions

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology have used three-dimensional single-particle tracking to measure the dynamic behavior of individual nanoparticles adsorbed at the surface of micrometer-scale oil droplets in water.

Posted: Aug 2nd, 2012

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A direct look at graphene

Direct imaging by Berkeley Lab researchers confirms the importance of electron-electron interactions in graphene.

Posted: Aug 2nd, 2012

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Tumor cells change when put into a 'tight spot'

A current dogma in the field of cell migration is that actin polymerization and actomyosin contractility give cells the flexibility they need to protrude and contract across a matrix in order to migrate.

Posted: Aug 1st, 2012

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DNA-based biophysics and biotechnology

Researchers initiated the 'Control of assembly and charge transport properties of immobilized DNA' (CIDNA) project in order to apply imaging technology of extremely high spatial and temporal resolution to study charge transfer through immobilized DNA.

Posted: Aug 1st, 2012

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