Delft University of Technology

Flat bacteria in nanoslits

It appears that bacteria can squeeze through practically anything. In extremely small nanoslits they take on a completely new flat shape. Even in this squashed form they continue to grow and divide at normal speeds. This ...

Aug 17, 2009 5 / 5 (5) 2

Super atoms turn the periodic table upside down

Researchers at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands have developed a technique for generating atom clusters made from silver and other metals. Surprisingly enough, these so-called super atoms ...

Jul 01, 2008 4.6 / 5 (101) 12