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Measuring the mass of 'massless' electrons

(Phys.org)—Individual electrons in graphene are massless, but when they move together, it's a different story. Graphene, a one-atom-thick carbon sheet, has taken the world of physics by storm—in part, ...

dateJun 23, 2014 in Nanophysics
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Beating the beetles

"The whole country knows about Boston. When a challenge presents itself, the entire community here comes together. The eradication of the Asian longhorned beetle is a great example of that," said Gary Woodward, ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Ecology
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Bone marrow-on-a-chip unveiled

The latest organ-on-a-chip from Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering reproduces the structure, functions and cellular make-up of bone marrow, a complex tissue that until now could ...

dateMay 05, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Plant phenologists ask, "You call this spring?"

After a harsh winter and an April reluctant to warm, New Englanders are keeping their eyes peeled for signs of a lasting spring. Among them is Elizabeth Wolkovich, a Harvard assistant professor of organismic ...

dateMay 05, 2014 in Environment
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