Archive: 13/01/2014

Microbes buy low and sell high

The idea that people make calculated decisions that allow them to obtain the most goods with the smallest amount of effort—a complex hypothesis called 'economic man' for short—often has been challenged. People sometimes ...

dateJan 13, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Weighing nanoparticles at the attogram scale

MIT engineers have devised a way to measure the mass of particles with a resolution better than an attogram—one millionth of a trillionth of a gram. Weighing these tiny particles, including both synthetic nanoparticles ...

dateJan 13, 2014 in Nanophysics
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