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A nanoscaffold for heart cells

Biophysicists have studied the structure of a nanofibrous scaffold, as well as its interaction with rat cardiac cells. The study revealed that cardiomyocytes - heart muscle cells - envelop nanofibers as they grow, while fibroblasts - connective tissue cells - tend to spread out on fibers forming several focal adhesion sites.

Mar 1st, 2018

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A spinning top of light

Short, rotating pulses of light reveal a great deal about the inner structure of materials. Physicists have now developed a new method for precisely characterising such extremely short light pulses.

Mar 1st, 2018

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