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Controlling superconductors with light

By manipulating different types of light, including UV and visible light, researchers are able to alter the critical temperatures of superconducting materials. This finding adds to a growing toolbox for controlling and improving the technology.

Aug 27th, 2012

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Nanomedizin macht Krebstherapie effektiver

Dr. Twan Lammers von der RWTH Aachen erhält den vom Europäischen Forschungsrat (ERC) vergebenen Starting Grant für sein Forschungsvorhaben "Neoadjuvant Nanomedicines for vascular Normalization" (NeoNaNo).

Aug 27th, 2012

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The laser beam as a '3D painter' for molecules

With laser beams, molecules can be fixed at exactly the right position in a three dimensional material. The new method developed at the Vienna University of Technology can be used to grow biological tissue or to create micro sensors.

Aug 27th, 2012

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Merging tissue and electronics

To control the three-dimensional shape of engineered tissue, researchers grow cells on tiny, sponge-like scaffolds. These devices can be implanted into patients or used in the lab to study tissue responses to potential drugs.

Aug 27th, 2012

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