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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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Physicist bends light waves on surfboards

A University of Exeter scientist is bringing together his passions for Physics and surfing with research that could inspire a host of new technologies. Dr Matt Lockyear is using foam from inside surfboards to make materials that can manipulate light.

Posted: Aug 1st, 2012

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New tissue engineering tool - from microns to centimeters

Imagine a machine that makes layered, substantial patches of engineered tissue - tissue that could be used as grafts for burn victims or vascular patches. Sounds like science fiction? According to researchers at the University of Toronto, it's a growing possibility.

Posted: Jul 31st, 2012

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